To improve the district and make streets safer and nicer for the community, the following infrastructure upgrades are in the works:
SHERMAN WAY GREAT STREET
Provide streetscape and safety improvements in Downtown Reseda along Sherman Way between Wilbur and Lindley, including: “Reseda” monument signs, street trees and median landscaping, a new pedestrian crossing, shade shelters and seating; and “zebra” crosswalks.
Traffic-calming measures will be installed on Hart and Etiwanda, including speed humps, a traffic circle, and pavement markings, to make these streets more comfortable for people to bike to Downtown Reseda.
RESEDA BLVD STREET IMPROVEMENTS
Reconstruct and resurface Reseda Boulevard between Victory Blvd and Parthenia St.; repair defective sidewalks; add left-turn signals at key intersections; construct bus boarding islands to enhance transit service between the Orange Line and CSUN; create protected bike lanes and close the bike lane gap between Vanowen and Valerio; upgrade crosswalks; capture more storm water; plant street trees; and more.
Status: Projected cost is $24M; Council approved $17M. The final design was finished in end of 2019 and the contract was awarded in mid-2020.
Construction is currently underway. Streets LA began sidewalk/curb repairs in September 2020; concrete and asphalt work to continue through December 2022. Traffic signal contract award expected February 2022, with work from March 2022-February 2023."
ALISO CREEK CONFLUENCE PARK PHASE 2
Construct pedestrian bridge across Aliso Creek; build landscaped walking path on north bank of LA River from Wilbur to Reseda, including storm water recapture.
Status: Blumenfield secured $4.65M in former CRA Excess Bond Funds. City working to formalize partnership with non-profit to finalize design and construct park. The City has entered into partnership with Trust for Public Land to design and construct the park.