Streetsblog California contributor, covering news in Orange County.
A local community-based organization in Santa Ana launched a safe mobility campaign today that is aimed at improving pedestrian and vehicle safety. Santa Ana residents will lead the outreach and education effort. Latino Health Access received a $25,000 grant from State Farm Insurance for the yearlong traffic safety campaign. At today’s kickoff event at Advanced […]
Orange County received $4.1 million from the CDC to support government, education, and nonprofit entities working in Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and Anaheim on disease prevention. The projects that came out of these partnerships ranged from traditional—nutrition education and physical activity promotion—to boldly forward-thinking—funding the installation and design of a bicycle boulevard.
The OC Streetcar got a reprieve this week when it was included in Congress's recently agreed-upon funding package. If it is signed by President Trump, the Garden Grove-to-Santa Ana streetcar project would receive $50 million from the federal New Starts program, which faces an uncertain future under the current administration.