You may submit public comment by April 27, 5pm on the proposed Water Trunk Line Replacement project to run down Mason.
The first phase of work will start for the Metro Orange Line (MOL) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Improvements Project. The proposed pre-construction activities are to include but not limited to potholing, trenching and pavement restoration. This activity will begin on Monday, March 23, 2020 through Saturday, April 11, 2020 (intermittently), during daytime hours from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
There is a new high visibility, flashing pedestrian crosswalk on Winnetka Ave. at Lanark St. This "Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon" is the first in the Valley. Keep an eye out and stop for pedestrians at every crosswalk.
Winnetka neighborhood tests benefits of CoolSeal asphalt coating near DeSoto and Vanowen.
As an established, trusted joint powers entity, the MRCA will have full enforcement capabilities that cross jurisdictions. The MRCA would take responsibility for the river environment in this pilot program to patrol the area, enforce relevant ordinances, ensure safety, and more.
This project provides safer connections to many destinations including Los Angeles River Path, the Metro Los Angeles Orange Line Winnetka Station and Bike Path, Pierce College, the West Valley Occupational Center, and the Woodland Hills Sunrise Little League Park. This project connects bicyclists with so many destinations while preserving existing traffic and turn lanes.
After a year-long planning and public engagement process, LADOT has received approval to proceed with the final design and implementation of approximately 0.9 miles of new bike lanes on Winnetka Avenue from Vanowen Street and Oxnard Street, as well as a new signalized crossing (pedestrian hybrid beacon) at Winnetka Avenue and Gilmore Street.
On March 20, Councilmember Blumenfield led the City Council’s Public Works Committee to approve several new measures to increase tree service efficiency. This includes conducting a thorough tree inventory; increasing tree trimming, dead tree removal and more.
On March 4, there was a community meeting for the Haynes Street Beautification Project in Winnetka to discuss the contested details on needed repairs to this storm drain between the community and the LA River and how to enhance the property with improvements such as a walking path, greenery and pet friendly amenities.
LADOT reported at the Open House on the benefits and drawbacks of extending the bicycle lane on Winnetka Ave. While the project would close a critical gap in the West Valley bike network and provide safety benefits, it could affect traffic at the Victory/Winnetka intersection during morning and evening rush hours.