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Project at a Glance

The I-710 Corridor Bike Path Project includes three proposed bike paths that aim to serve bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit users of the LA River, Rio Hondo Bike Trail, and Metro’s Blue and Green Line.

Metro is in the preliminary phase of studying these paths and seeking public input at upcoming community meetings .

Three Proposed Bike Paths: see them on a map

  • Western Levee Bike Path
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    • A ten-mile Class 1 bike path from Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach to Imperial Highway in South Gate. A Class I bike path is a paved path physically separated from vehicular traffic.
    • The path is proposed within the Los Angeles Flood Control District property on the western side of the LA River.
    • The preliminary cost estimate for this path is $53 million.
    • The environmental studies for this project are anticipated to begin in June 2017. Final design and construction dates for the project will depend on funding availability.
  • Compton Bl Bike Path
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    • A two-mile Class 1 bike path along Compton Bl in Compton connecting the Martin Luther King (MLK) Transit Center at the west and the LA River at the east. A Class I bike path is a paved path physically separated from vehicular traffic.
    • The path is proposed within public property.
    • The portion of the path that connects to the LA River also connects to the proposed Western Levee Class 1 Bike Path.
    • The preliminary cost estimate for this path is $15 million.
    • The environmental studies for this project are anticipated to begin in June 2017. Final design and construction dates for the project will depend on funding availability.
  • Terminal Island to Rio Hondo Bike Path
    English Fact Sheet | Spanish Fact Sheet
    • A seven-mile Class 1 bike path from the terminus of the Terminal Island Freeway in Long Beach to the existing Rio Hondo Bike Trail at Garfield Ave in South Gate. A Class I bike path is a paved path physically separated from vehicular traffic.
    • The path is proposed mostly within the Southern California Edison property with a portion of it in the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power property.
    • The portion of the path within the LA River connects to the proposed Western Levee Class 1 Bike Path.
    • The preliminary cost estimate for this path is $49 million.
    • The environmental studies for this project are anticipated to begin in June 2017. Final design and construction dates for the project will depend on funding availability.
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