Watsonville, Santa Cruz receive funds for pedestrian safety projects

WATSONVILLE — The cities of Watsonville and Santa Cruz will receive more than $1.5 million for pedestrian and bicycle safety projects, following approval Wednesday by the California Transportation Commission. The City of Watsonville, in partnership with Pajaro Valley Unified School District, was awarded $633,000 for the Lincoln Street Safety Improvement Project. The project includes new pedestrian crosswalks, sidewalks and lighting between East Beach Street and Riverside Drive near Watsonville High School; bicycle racks, pavement markings and signage; and education programs that improve bicycle and pedestrian safety.

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Source: Register-Pajaronian

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