Public Works and Transportation

Orange Line Improvements Construction

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.

2020-06-13T17:32:09-07:00March 20th, 2020|

New Effort to Make LA River Cleaner and Safer

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.

2020-06-13T17:34:41-07:00August 12th, 2019|

Winnetka Street Improvement Project

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.

2020-06-13T17:34:51-07:00June 24th, 2019|

Winnetka Ave Street Improvements are Moving Forward!

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.

2020-06-13T17:35:18-07:00May 16th, 2019|

Improving Urban Canopy and Tree Trimming on Winnetka

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.

2020-06-13T17:35:51-07:00March 25th, 2019|

Winnetka Speaks Up at Street Improvement Open House

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.

2020-06-13T17:36:20-07:00February 11th, 2019|