As of this morning, the project is roughly one-quarter complete. The new protected lanes, also known as cycletracks, are mostly complete on the west side of Reseda Blvd from Plummer Street to Prairie Street. The full one-mile protected lanes will go from Plummer to Parthenia Street.
The project is expected to be completed by mid-April.
Yesterday I got an e-mail from Carolyn Jackson at the Los Angeles Department of Transportation which basically said that the LADOT has no plans to remove bike lanes or change the street parking patterns to increase peak hour travel on Reseda Boulevard. Realizing that she was facing a skeptical audience of one, Jackson even included […]
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.
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 […]
Photo: Joe Linton New bike lanes are in use on Reseda Boulevard. L.A. StreetsBlog readers will remember that these lanes were approved in the city of Los Angeles’ 1996 bike plan, but weren’t implemented due to conflicting Department of Transportation (LADOT) plans for additional peak-hour car lanes. When the peak-hour lanes plan faced opposition, LADOT […]
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 […]
One down…Photo: Joe Linton Yesterday, the city of L.A. Department of Transportation (LADOT) made good on their pledge to stripe the first new mile of Reseda Boulevard bike lanes. The lanes were approved in 1996, but languished for various reasons detailed earlier, until bicyclists and community members rallied. It’s one mile of a five mile […]