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File #: 22-185    Version: 1 Name: La Ballona Creek Bike Path extension project presentation
Type: Presentation Status: Presentation to City Council
File created: 8/9/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/23/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Presentation Regarding a Proposed Project by Organization Streets For All to Extend the La Ballona Creek Bike Path.
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CC - Presentation Regarding a Proposed Project by Organization Streets For All to Extend the La Ballona Creek Bike Path.


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Meeting Date: August 23, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Charles D. Herbertson, PW Director/City Engineer

Phone Number: (310) 253-5635

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (08/18/2021)

Department Approval: Charles D. Herbertson, PW Director/City Engineer (08/11/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council receive a presentation by organization Streets For All regarding a proposed extension of the La Ballona Creek Bike Path (Project), part of which would run through Culver City.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Created in the 1970s, the La Ballona Creek Bike Path currently runs from the ocean to Syd Kronenthal Park in Culver City. Originally, planners intended the Bike Path to go all the way from the ocean to where the creek ends at Cochran Ave and Venice Blvd in the City of Los Angeles.

The organization Streets For All is proposing completing the original plan and extending the La Ballona Creek Bike Path. Approximately 0.8 miles of the extension would run through the City of Culver City, across public land and property owned by Red Car Properties, and impact the public right of way in multiple locations. In addition to the pathway along La Ballona Creek, the Project includes a bridge over the Creek at Smiley Dr, an underpass under the I-10 Freeway, and street crossings at Washington Blvd, La Cienega Blvd and Fairfax Blvd.

Project stakeholders would include the City of Culver City, the City of Los Angeles (currently District 10 Councilmember Mark Ridley Thomas), the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) (curr...

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