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SIMPL STRATEGIES
& PROJECTS 

PROJECTS  & STRATEGIES

The SIMPL projects below are funded by the Transformative Climate Communities Program implementation grant funding.  Click on the strategy icons to learn more. 

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EQUITABLE HOUSING: 

Project 1 - Block A of Mirasol Village will provide housing, electric vehicles car-share, and  electric vehicle charge stations.

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TRANSIT AND MOBILITY

Project 2 - The Dos Rios Light Rail Station, the transit vouchers, shared mobility hubs  projects will support mobility.

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DECARBONIZED ENERGY& ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Project 3 - The Solar Installation project on Mirasol Village housing will provide clean energy to its residents.

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URBAN GREENING AND GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

Project 3 - The NeighborWoods project will increase shade and urban greening while also contributing clean air to the area. 

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HEALTH AND WELL BEING 

Project 4 - The Mirasol Village Community Garden will provide area residents and Sacramento community members opportunity to grow food!

Happy Childhood

Housing is absolutely essential to human flourishing. Without stable shelter, it all falls apart.

Matthew Desmond

COMMUNITY FUNDED PROJECTS

The projects listed below are funded as part of a local investment in SIMPL.

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MULTIMODAL MOBILITY PROJECTS

Provides bicycle and pedestrian safe access between Downtown, The Railyards and the River District.

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RIVER DISTRICT PARK

This project will develop the River District Park and add improvements to existing recreational areas in the River District. The River District Park will add a new basketball court and related child-centered sports located near the Mirasol housing development. 

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SmaRT Ride Microtransit

Micro-transit (SmaRT Ride) will give residents access to more point-to-point transportation over shorter distances that fixed routes may not reach or serve as effectively. It will also provide better connectivity between the lower density neighborhoods in East Sacramento and medical facilities.

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MIRASOL VILLAGE CITY PARK

The River District Park will provide a new park within the Mirasol Village community.  It will provide residents and those outside of the project area another outdoor space to connect and enjoy.

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DOWNTOWN RIVERFRONT STREETCAR PROJECT

The Streetcar project will provide streetcar routes across the southern portion of the project area, providing another transit option and increase connectivity with the rest of the city. 

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ELECTRIC VEHICLE PROGRAM

The electric vehicle program will increase connectivity by providing new electric cars through a car-share program and add charging stations to the River District.

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LOW INCOME WEATHERIZATION

SMUD will be providing low income home weatherization for a number of existing households within the project area, increasing residents’ comfort and improve their homes' energy efficiency.