How will the Neighborhood Plan impact traffic? What transportation improvements are planned?

Traffic is a concern that frequently arises in discussions surrounding the Neighborhood Plan. Improving safety and efficiency for people who walk, bike, drive and use transit is a community priority and involves many partners at the city, county, and state level. The Neighborhood Plan addresses traffic and transportation by envisioning the development of new bicycle and pedestrian routes and connections, improving Beltline, and increasing transit service to the River Road and Santa Clara neighborhoods. This is consistent with Eugene’s 2035 Transportation System Plan, which has a goal to triple the percentage of trips made on foot, by bike and transit in the next twenty years. The City of Eugene also passed the Climate Recovery Ordinance, which includes community wide goals that aim to reduce carbon emissions by the year 2030 by reducing fossil fuel dependence by 50% compared to 2010 usage.  

Want to learn about ongoing transportation projects in River Road-Santa Clara, and how they relate to the Neighborhood Plan? Check out this factsheet of transportation projects!  Also see the Existing and Future transportation maps to see City, County, and private streets and infrastructure.

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1. What is the River Road-Santa Clara Neighborhood Plan?
2. Why are we developing a neighborhood plan for the River Road and Santa Clara neighborhoods?
3. What will the Neighborhood Plan do?
4. What is the Action Plan? How does it support the Neighborhood Plan?
5. What happens after adoption? What does Plan implementation look like?
6. What changes might affect the River Road and Santa Clara neighborhoods?
7. Will the Neighborhood Plan impact annexation?
8. Why is River Road a key transit corridor? How does this relate to Envision Eugene?
9. How will the Neighborhood Plan impact traffic? What transportation improvements are planned?
10. How will Climate Friendly and Equitable Communities (CFEC) impact parking requirements?
11. What parks are planned in River Road-Santa Clara?
12. Who maintains the riverfront? How can I submit a maintenance request or report illegal activity?
13. What current regulations guide development along the Willamette River? What about other local waterways and natural resources?
14. Do River Road and Santa Clara residents have access to a library?