Complete Streets Plan-Safe Routes to School

SB1 Logo

City of Watsonville Approves Complete Streets to Schools Plan

In 2020 the City of Watsonville Complete Streets to Schools Plan was unanimously approved by the Watsonville City Council and the Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) Board, wrapping up a two-year planning process. The Plan was a partnership between the City of Watsonville, County Public Health, PVUSD, and Ecology Action. It was funded through a Caltrans Sustainable Communities Transportation Planning grant.   The Plan includes recommendations for infrastructure improvements and programmatic changes at 15 Watsonville schools, with the goal of improving safety for families that are walking and biking to school and encouraging more active transportation trips. It will be used by the City of Watsonville and PVUSD to prioritize future improvements around schools and to secure grant funding for project construction.

Project partners

Caltrans, PVUSD, Ecology Action, and Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency

caltrans logoPVUSD logoEcology Action logoPublic Health Services logo

Schools identified in the Plan include the following:


Ann Soldo ElementaryCesar Chavez Middle 
Ceiba College Prep AcademyE. A. Hall Middle
Freedom ElementaryH. A. Hyde Elementary
Landmark ElementaryLinscott Charter
MacQuiddy ElementaryMintie White Elementary
Pajaro Valley HighRadcliff Elementary
Rolling Hills MiddleStarlight Elementary
Watsonville High

MeetingPhotoGirl on bike