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  • Writer's pictureKristina Smith

Walk Pico! A Catalyst for Community Vitality and Connectivity

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

Our Walk Pico streetscape Project is moving along!

We started work on this MTA Call for Projects Grant in August 2022 and expect completion by April 2024. The grant includes streetscape improvements to Pico Boulevard to enhance walkability and to provide more safety to all modes of travel on Pico.

Improvements include new sidewalks, ADA ramps. crosswalks, medians, bump outs, a new pedestrian/bike controlled signal at Tennessee and Westwood and new Pedestrian Lighting at Bus Shelters. Signage that honors the area’s history is also included.

The WNC is very excited to bring this much needed upgrade to our beloved Pico Boulevard. Stay tuned for more updates to this project!


VIEW PRESENTATION HERE After 15 years of planning and waiting, the WNC is proud to announce the Walk Pico Streetscape Plan has begun.

The scope of the program includes:

  • New ADA Ramps

  • New Sidewalks

  • New Audible Signals

  • 50 New Trees on Pico and Adjacent Streets

  • New Painted Crosswalks

  • New Wayfinding and Historical Markers

  • New Median at Overland and Pico

  • New Bump out at Overland and Pico

  • New Pedestrian Lighting at Bus Shelters

  • New Pedestrian Controlled Signal at Tennessee and Westwood

  • New Marked Bike Lanes/Paths

The project is on Pico from Patricia to the 405.

Project should be completed by next August.

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