FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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What is the purpose of this Plan?

The Halcyon Road Complete Streets Plan identifies perceived problems along Halcyon Road and guides future improvements along the corridor.  The goal of the plan is to improve safety, mobility, and accessibility along a street for all users.

What are complete streets?

A complete street is planned, designed, operated, and maintained to provide safe mobility for all users, including bicyclists, pedestrians, transit vehicles, truckers, and motorists, appropriate to the street’s function and context. For more information, see the California Department of Transportation’s (Caltrans) Complete Streets Program website.

What modes of transportation does the plan consider?

The plan considers how to better meet the needs of all types of travelers, including pedestrians and bicyclists.

What is the project area?

The project area is Halcyon Road between US-101 and State Route-1.

How will the plan be used?

The plan provides a blueprint for future infrastructure improvements along the corridor and to help the City when applying for future grants to implement the blueprint.

Who is working on the plan?

A Stakeholder Advisory Group, compromised of members of the community, was set up to help guide development of the plan. The planning process is being led by the City, with the assistance of consultants (Omni-Means, with support from Alta Planning + Design and Strategic Initiatives).

How is the plan funded?

The City of Arroyo Grande received a Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant from Caltrans to fund the development of this plan.  To read more about the grant program, see the Caltrans website.

How can I get involved?

The public planning process concluded in May of 2017 with hundreds of comments from members of the public.  Check out the Get Involved page for more information and to stay informed on future progress of the project. We held several public workshops and charrettes to solicit feedback and have processed those comments to create the final plan which will be posted on the website once approved.