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About District 11

Caltrans District 11 includes San Diego and Imperial counties and serves one of the most geographically and culturally diverse areas in the country. District 11 spans across the entire California-Mexico Border from the Pacific coast to Arizona and reaches north from the international border to Orange and Riverside counties. The District has roughly 1,000 miles of urban freeways and rural highways that interact with a network of active transportation connections.

District 11 works closely with cities, the two counties, regional planning organizations, and advocates to plan, design, and construct projects that enhance bicycle and pedestrian travel. Some of the District’s most recently completed projects include the Interstate 5 (I-5) bicycle/pedestrian overcrossing and bicycle path at Genesee Avenue and the State Route 15 (SR-15) Bike Path at Adams Avenue. Additional information for these and future projects can be found at: Keep San Diego Moving

Caltrans District 11 Active Transportation Plan


Active transportation plays a vital role in California’s goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide additional transportation options. Walking and bicycling also provide benefits associated with personal health, economic, and sustainable and equitable development.

Caltrans District 11 is developing an active transportation plan to identify bicycle and pedestrian improvements on, across, or parallel to the State Highway System (SHS). The SHS, which is generally owned and operated by Caltrans, is made up of urban freeways and rural highways. SHS facilities are classified as State Routes (SR) or Interstates (I). Local highways, such as SR-52 and freeways such as I-8, along with the onramps, off-ramps, overpasses, and underpasses make up what is referred to as Caltrans Right of Way.

Your input is very important to the development of this plan. To capture your input Caltrans developed the Active Transportation Plan Survey. The survey gives you the ability to easily provide input about an area directly on a map.

Please tell us where you may have experienced challenges as a pedestrian or bicyclist while traveling in Caltrans Right of Way and where you would like to see bicycle and pedestrian improvements on the survey map. We need your input even if you only occasionally travel as a bicyclist or pedestrian or if you only travel using a motor vehicle and have observed challenges for people riding a bicycle or walking. The identification of bicycle and pedestrian needs will help guide future investments by Caltrans and other local agencies.

Su opinión es muy importante para el desarrollo de este plan. Cuéntenos dónde le gustaría ver mejoras de transporte para ciclistas y peatones en este mapa-encuesta.

If you would like assistance in completing the survey in a language other than Spanish or English, please contact us at

Public input will play an important role in the outcome of the Plan. Your feedback will help us complete the picture and understand why certain connections, locations, and corridors are important to the community and the opportunities and challenges associated with them.

Take Survey

Su opinión es muy importante para el desarrollo de este plan. Cuéntenos dónde le gustaría ver mejoras de transporte para ciclistas y peatones.

Completar la encuesta


The development of the District 11 Active Transportation Plan is being guided by representatives from regional and local agencies from San Diego and Imperial counties as well as from bicycle and pedestrian advocacy groups who form the plan’s Active Transportation Working Group (ATWG). Through a series of meetings and workshops, the ATWG provides input and guidance on bicycle and pedestrian needs and opportunities throughout the District. The District 11 ATWG furthers the goal of strengthening partnerships between agencies, communities, advocacy organizations, and community groups.


Vanessa De La Rosa
Caltrans District 11
Associate Transportation Planner