Category: Program Plans
The final planning meeting for the Pacific Avenue Bike Corridor is scheduled for Wednesday January 9 at 7:00 pm at the Expo Center (4321 Atlantic Avenue) in Bixby Knolls. The meeting is designed to get final community input on the portion of the route between Wardlow and San Antonio.
A critical portion of this route is the segment between Wardlow and San Antonio. This section of the route has a proposed:
Roundabout at 36th (see diagram below)
Circle at Bixby Road
Signal at Wardlow.
Bike lane on San Antonio
In addition to these proposed additions…sharrows are being proposed on Roosevelt between San Antonio and California.
The has been considerable discussion in the community about the desireability of the light at Wardlow. From the perspective of the bicycling community this is a vital link. Pacific at Wardlow provides the only place to safely cross the 405 and the … Read More »
CalTrans is proposing a major reconstruction project for the I-710 corridor that would potentially widening the freeway and install separated lanes for commercial vehicles. This corridor, if and when constructed, will have a major impact on the safety of bicycling and walking across the I-710 and the LA River in Long Beach as well as the other cities along the I-710. You can make a difference on whether or not the design is biking and walking friendly…by sending comments to CalTrans .
While construction for the project is years away…the time to make comments is now…during the EIR (Environmental Impact Report) phase of the project.
About the project
The I-710 (Long Beach Freeway) is a major transportation artery that links the Ports of Long Beach and LA to the rest of southern California. The stated objectives of the project are to (1) improve … Read More »
Where is Long Beach headed over the next 5 years in terms of it’s effort to become the most bike friendly city in the US? We have more than 30 miles of additional bike lanes and bike paths planned. We are launching a major bike share program in early 2013. And we are focused on Education…safety education for our kids, for our bicyclists … and for our motorists… We are working with our businesses and business districts to attract more bicyclists and pedestrians. We are working on “bike, dine and shop local.” We are working to attract more businesses, visitors and residents…by becoming a more livable..bikeable…and walkable city… We are working toward becoming…the most bike friendly city in the US…
Where did this effort start
Becoming the nation’s most bike friendly city…doesn’t happen over night. It takes planning, community outreach, fundraising and of course … Read More »