The LADOT is proposing to install bike lanes on both sides of Reseda Boulevard for a half mile, between Roscoe Boulevard and Parthenia Street. This gap closure project will connect existing bicycle lanes to the north and south on Reseda and is the last remaining gap in bicycle infrastructure. The Northridge South Neighborhood Council will […]
L.A. County Metro Sponsors the Northridge Delis, Desserts and Deliciousness Ride, led by C.I.C.L.E.! Join us to explore these sweet establishments by bike! On Saturday, November 16, through a sponsorship by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), C.I.C.L.E. (Cyclists Inciting Change thru LIVE Exchange), with the Valley Bikery, will lead a community bicycle […]
A quick update on yesterday’s Northridge West Neighborhood Council meeting from Los Angeles Bike Advisory Committee Chair Glenn Bailey. After Bailey and the Biking in L.A. announced that the LADOT was planning on removing the Reseda Boulevard bike lane and street parking to increase road capacity; there was a hastily scheduled effort to turn out […]
Can you see the streets from LADOT’s offices in Caltrans’ Death Star? Photo: Leighton Group (Update: the LADOT responded just before "closing time" today. Here is their official response: The information provided yesterday is accurate and still stands: the Department has no current plans to remove any portion of the bike lane or to install […]
Tuesday – Last month, Joe Linton brought you coverage of the installation of bike lanes, and a corresponding road diet, occuring on Wilbur Avenue in the Northridge-West Neighborhood in the Valley. Last week, I talked about Council Man Smith’s angry reaction. But what does the neighborhood actually think? The Northridge-West Neighborhood Council meets in the […]
At last night's meeting of the Northridge East Neighborhood Council (NENC,) the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) announced their plans to install nearly a mile of new bike lanes on Reseda Boulevard in September 2009. The announcement was made by LADOT's Principal Transportation Engineer for Valley Traffic Operations, Alan Willis. The new bikeway will extend from Devonshire Street to San Fernando Mission Road.