La Ballona Safe Routes to School Project

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Pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements coming soon to La Ballona Elementary

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The La Ballona Elementary Safe Routes to School Project will install a number of traffic safety improvements in the neighborhood surrounding La Ballona Elementary School to make it safer and more comfortable to walk and bike to school. Proposed improvements include:

  • Curb extensions at intersections to shorten pedestrian crossing distances
  • New ADA ramps to make it easier to cross the street in a wheelchair or with a stroller
  • New high-visibility crosswalks
  • New controlled intersections with median refuge islands on Washington Blvd.
  • New street trees and pedestrian-scale lighting
  • A new protected bike lane on Elenda Street between Culver Blvd. and Washington Blvd.

This project is funded through a California Active Transportation Program Cycle 2 grant and is scheduled for construction beginning in the summer of 2018. Design and engineering work are ongoing.

Past Community Meetings:

Check back periodically for information about future stakeholder meetings.

La Ballona Project Boards

For questions and comments about this project, please contact Eric Bruins, Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator, at (310) 253-5616 or