Transportation and Public Works

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Every day we work to make Santa Rosa a better place to live by being responsive, competent stewards of the public infrastructure and environment for the benefit of our citizens and visitors.

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  1. NF_Chanate Water Main Break

    Chanate Road has Reopened for Eastbound Traffic 10/25 following Water Main Break

    Eastbound Chanate Road has reopened as crews complete repairs to fix a broken water main. Read on...
  2. Are you Rain Ready (1)

    Heavy Rain in the Forecast — Are You Prepared?

    With potentially heavy rainfall in the forecast, it is important that the community be rain ready. This means preparing your property for rain and staying alert. Additional Info...
  3. NF_Repairing Public Infrastructure v2

    Restoring City Amenities & Repairing Public Infrastructure

    The 2017 wildfires caused over $70 million in damage to critical water and transportation infrastructure, facilities, parks and open spaces, and more. Over the last four years, the City continues to repair and recover critical infrastructure. Read on...
  4. NF_Vision Zero Survey

    Sonoma County Vision Zero, Take the Survey!

    Your input is needed! Please take this short survey about your traffic safety experiences and concerns. Responses will be used to create a Vision Zero Action Plan to achieve the goal of zero traffic injuries and fatalities by 2030. Read on...
  5. NF_Roseland Creek Community Park Master Plan

    City Council Approves Master Plan for Roseland Creek Community Park

    The approval is a major milestone for Santa Rosa and especially the Roseland community as it marked the conclusion of more than a decade of community engagement and public input to shape and develop the plans for this park. Read on...
  6. NF_PPM 2021

    2021 Annual Pavement Preventive Maintenance Program on City Streets

    Three high-traffic arterial streets in southeast Santa Rosa to receive pavement maintenance slurry seal application include Hoen Avenue, Bethards Drive, and Summerfield Road. Read on...
  7. BV Golf Course_NF

    City Exploring Options for Bennett Valley Golf Course Property in Advance of 2022 Operator Contract

    Future options for the City-owned golf course could include no changes, potential redevelopment of portions of the property, among others Read on...
  8. NF_Portland Loo Installation

    New 'Portland Loo' Public Restroom Opens Downtown

    The City has opened the first 24-hour single public restroom in the downtown core. The Portland Loo is a single occupant, unisex restroom designed for durability, safety, security and energy efficiency. Read on...
  9. NF_BPOC 2.1

    City Awarded $12 Million for City Infrastructure Project

    The City has been awarded $12 million in federal grant funds from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission through California's Active Transportation Program to go toward construction of the City’s Highway 101 Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing. Read on...
  10. NF_Pacific Avenue SB1

    Pacific Avenue Reconstruction Begins August 16

    Traffic delays are expected during critical infrastructure project on Pacific Avenue between Humboldt Street and Montecito Avenue Read on...
  11. CityBus UR Free Teen Girl

    Youth Ride Free with Increased Route Frequency on CityBus

    The service level increases, in combination with the Unlimited Rides (UR Free) youth program, provides students with reliable, comfortable, and fare-free transportation to school, work, or on any CityBus route throughout Santa Rosa. Read on...
  12. NF_Slurry Seal 2021

    Roseland Area Slurry Seal Pavement Maintenance

    The City will complete slurry seal preventative maintenance on over 900,000 square feet of Roseland area annexed streets from Sunday, August 8 through Wednesday, August 11. Read on...
  13. Zero Waste

    Santa Rosa Adopts Zero Waste Food Ware Ordinance

    The ordinance is designed to reduce local community's collective usage and reliance on single-use plastic materials, it is effective January 1, 2022. Read on...
  14. NF_BBS

    City Installs Traffic Signal Battery Backup Systems

    FEMA -Grant funded project will retrofit 170 signalized intersections with battery backup systems to improve traffic flow during power outages Read on...
  15. NF_SlurrySeal 2021

    Annual Slurry Seal 2021 July 26 through August 6

    Neighborhood street maps with daily slurry seal application schedule is now available. Read on...
  16. NF_URFree

    All Youth Ride CityBus Free Starting July 1

    Unlimited Rides UR Free, on CityBus pilot program to provide fare-free rides for Santa Rosa youth TK through grade 12 on any of CityBus’s regular fixed routes, seven days a week beginning July 1. Read on...
  17. NF_Clipper Mobile

    Local Transit Riders Can Use Clipper on Smartphones

    Transit passengers can ride 24 Bay Area Transit Systems with Clipper Mobile on a smartphone for a comfortable contactless means to pay fares on buses, trains, and ferries. Read on...
  18. Local and federal elected officials post for a photo at the former site of Fire S

    $33.9M in Federal Funding Allocated to City for Rebuilding & Resiliency

    Funds will support unmet needs for rebuilding City infrastructure damaged during the 2017 wildfires AND for infrastructure improvements to protect the community from future disasters Read on...
  19. NF_Summerfield Road Improvements

    Summerfield Road Improvements Community Meeting, May 27

    Join us on May 27 as we discuss planned striping modifications proposed to enhance the walking, biking and driving experience along Summerfield Road between Bethards Drive and Hoen Avenue, in southeast Santa Rosa. Read on...
  20. Boring Photo News Flash

    Chanate Road Westbound Traffic Detour to Begin May 17

    Join us for a virtual community meeting on Thursday, May 13 to discuss project updates and the traffic detour planned to begin May 17 and continue into September 2021 for Chanate/Mendocino Area Sewer Replacement project. Read on...
  21. NF_Milling Machine 2

    New Milling Machine to Repair City Streets

    An affordable alternative to addressing the current $134 million backlog of road maintenance projects within the City’s 509-mile street system. Read on...
  22. News Flash_Hearn Avenue SMART Muti-Use Crossing

    SMART Multi-Use Path Crossing Now Operational

    The new signalized street connection provides an illuminated crossing at Hearn Avenue for bicyclists and pedestrians using the multi-use pathway along the SMART rail corridor. Read on...
  23. Transit Driver Appreciation Day 2021 News Flash

    Join Us in Celebrating Our Hard-Working Bus Operators!

    Transit Driver Appreciation Day is an annual event to celebrate the essential service of public transit operators. Our CityBus drivers are dedicated to what they do, and they deserve a heartfelt thank you! Read on...
  24. Fulton Road Reconstruction

    City Claims Top Honors in 2021 Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards

    The City is the honored recipient of two Transportation and Public Works infrastructure awards from the League of California Cities, County Engineers Association of California, and California State Association of Counties. Read on...
  25. NF_Skyhawk OS Open

    Skyhawk Open Space Open to the Public

    Final assessment of Skyhawk Open Space determined the area was safe to reopen and the fencing has been removed for public access. The Fawn Drive pathway remains closed while repairs are completed to the damaged pedestrian bridge. Read More...
  26. Debris Response Team-6

    New Dedicated Team Targets Debris Removal on Public Property

    The City has established a new dedicated team to respond to complaints associated with debris left on public property. Read on...
  27. BV Golf Course_NF

    City Exploring Options for Bennett Valley Golf Course Property in Advance of 2022 Operator Contract

    Future options for the City-owned golf course could include no changes, potential redevelopment of portions of the property, among others Read on...
  28. NF_Stony Pt Rd Meeting 3.3.21

    Stony Point Road Improvements Community Meeting #2

    Join us on March 3 at 6 pm to discuss and review revised design concept improvements for the Stony Point Road Corridor. Read on...
  29. NF_Vaccine Ride

    When Vaccination is Your Destination

    Local Sonoma County transit agencies offer fare-free transit and paratransit transportation for individuals traveling to or from City/County COVID-19 vaccination site with proof of vaccination appointment. Read on...
  30. News Flash CHS Bollards

    New Protective Bollards for Courthouse Square

    The City is finalizing construction plans to install new traffic-rated protective bollards in Courthouse Square. Construction is anticipated to begin early-March 2021. Read on...
  31. Sewer Replacement Projects

    Sewer Replacement Projects

    Two Sewer Replacement Projects in north east Santa Rosa, each performing similar small excavation work, however in very different phases of construction. Read on...
  32. Rain Ready - Sand bag pile

    City Sandbag Filling Station Now Open for Rainy Season

    Free sand & bags available to Santa Rosa residents. Read on...
  33. Transit Fare Collection Resumes

    Local Transit Agencies Resume Fare Collection

    Santa Rosa CityBus, in coordination with Sonoma County Transit and Petaluma Transit, will resume passenger fare collection on fixed-route and paratransit services effective Monday, February 1, 2021. Read on...
  34. NF_Colgan Creek Park Survey

    Colgan Creek Park Survey

    The City is seeking community input as to the preferred play structure design option for Colgan Creek Neighborhood Park. Survey is open until Jan. 17, 2021. Read on...
  35. SR Transit Resumes Fare Collections

    Transit Fare Collections to Resume 2.1.21

    Santa Rosa CityBus and Santa Rosa Paratransit are installing clear barriers between passengers and drivers at the farebox to maintain safe distancing as fare collections resume on Feb. 1, 2021. Read on...
  36. Rain Ready - Sand bag pile

    City Sandbag Filling Station Open

    As the rainy season approaches, sand & bags are available to Santa Rosa residents Read on...
  37. Holiday Recycling image NF

    For a Greener Holiday Season, Recycle, Reuse or Compost

    Resources for post-holiday tree curbside collection and gift wrap recycling Read on...
  38. News Flash Fulton Road

    Fulton Road Project Awarded for Innovation and Sustainability

    City's Fulton Road Project receives Infrastructure Project of the Year and 2020 Best Projects Award of Merit Read on...
  39. CityBus Joins the Clipper START Program

    CityBus Joins Clipper START Program

    Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Bay Area Transit Agencies launch new pilot program that will reduce the cost of public transportation for lower income adults. Read on...
  40. News Flash Stony Point Road Bike and Pedestrian Improvements Meeting

    Stony Point Road Bike and Ped Improvements Community Meeting

    Join us Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. as options are discussed to improve bicycle and pedestrian access along the Stony Point Road corridor. Read on...
  41. News Flash_SSDP Mayor Update

    Safe Social Distancing Program Set to Close by November 13

    The Safe Social Distancing Program in the Finley Community Center parking lot is set to close after COVID-19 testing reveals no positive test results Read on...
  42. News Flash Llano Trunk Lining

    Major Sewer Rehabilitation Project Complete

    An advanced Cured-In-Place Pipe (CIPP) lining process utilized for the Llano Trunk Sewer Lining Rehabilitation project can extend the service life of our sewer infrastructure by 50 years. Read on...
  43. News Flash CityBus

    Celebrate Safety with CityBus

    National Safety Council honors 28 CityBus operators with Driver Safety Award Pins Read on...