South L.A. Complete Streets Project Back on Track

First proposed in 2015, the Broadway-Manchester redesign would add bike infrastructure, pedestrian improvements, trees, and other amenities.

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February 7, 2023, 11:00 AM PST

By Diana Ionescu @aworkoffiction


Rendering of landscaped street with street trees and pedestrian sidewalk

City of Los Angeles / Broadway South

A dormant Complete Streets project in the South Los Angeles neighborhood of Broadway-Manchester could be revived after the proposal received clearance from the California Natural Resources Agency and the City of Los Angeles. As Steven Sharp reports in Urbanize LA, the project is funded through the Southern California Association of Government's Active Transportation Program.

The project, which would apply to 2.8-mile segments of Broadway and Manchester Avenue, is slated to include a 4-mile separated cycle track, pedestrian improvements, landscaping, and park amenities. The two streets are identified in the city’s High Injury Network, defined as “the six percent of city streets which account for 70 percent of traffic-related deaths and injuries.”

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