The Los Angeles Department of Transportation
collects traffic volume data on requested roadway segments
within the City of Los Angeles. The traffic data provides
a snapshot of existing traffic volumes in an area for engineering
and traffic studies conducted by the Department.
Data obtained from the Department of
Transportation’s traffic survey section is made available
to the public for a variety of other uses. Measurements of
traffic activity, and the volume of potential customers already
attracted to a neighborhood, are invaluable to developers
and businesses seeking to expand into the area. Planners use
the data to identify traffic trends, which can offer insights
into future traffic patterns.
often receives requests for this information from:
- Real estate firms
- Environmental planners
- Land use consultants
- Marketing agencies
- Traffic engineers
- Civil engineers
Through this service, LADOT offers interested
parties access to thousands of traffic count files that detail
traffic activity at specific intersections from arterial to
Accessing the Traffic Count Data
The Department is in the process of moving
its traffic count data to Navigate L.A., the City’s
mapping and data application clearinghouse.
In the interim, all available count data is provided in tabular
format for the years 2002
to present on this site.
To request the traffic volume for one or
two intersections by phone, please call LADOT’s Traffic
Survey Section at (213) 972-8412 or e-mail us at LADOT.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accessing Other Traffic Information
Real-time traffic information can be
found by visiting LADOT’s Automated Traffic Surveillance
And Control’s website.