SANTIAGO CREEK TRAIL Area 1 – Orange/Santa Ana boundary to the 55 Freeway Meeting Notes 2-01-01
The City of Orange held the first in a series of public meetings intended to solicit comments from the community regarding a trail along the section of Santiago Creek extending from the Orange/Santa Ana boundary to the 55 Freeway.This trail will be one of the components of a future greenway plan, which will also study potential open space and floodway enhancements along the creek.Attendees were encouraged to identify their interests and concerns as they relate to the trail and greenway proposed in this area.The City will consider this input as it moves forward in planning and designing the trail and greenway.
Following is a summary of the issues raised at the community meeting held on February 1, 2001 at Orange High School.Approximately 15-20 community members participated in this meeting.Comments applicable to the overall project are listed first, followed by comments pertaining to specific geographic areas within this segment.
Alternate trail surfaces
No motorized vehicles
Bike commuter travel
Questions:Who is going to pay to maintain the trail once it is built?What will the cost be?
Santiago Park (City of Santa Ana)
Easy, safe access to Main Place Center
Access to Glassell gas station for bicycle servicing
Established park uses and vehicular traffic conflicts
Minimized paved trails
Keep trail out of parking area/floodway for safety and all-weather access
Conflicts with existing park use
Section West of Cambridge
Link Hart Park east of Cambridge
Connect with Cambridge Street north/south bike trail
Open space maintenance
Parking lot crime
Section East of Cambridge to Tustin Avenue
Reduce size of trail
Access to gas station on Tustin Avenue for bike servicing