Coronavirus Updates

Signals in Los Angeles will return to “Night Mode” each day at 7pm

Los Angeles, CA (June 14, 2021)

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The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) will revert all traffic signals in Los Angeles to pre-pandemic timing patterns, consistent with the lifting of other state and local restrictions on June 15.

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Angeles experienced an unprecedented decline in the number of cars on the road as well as a dramatic increase in unsafe driving behavior including speeding which put neighborhoods at risk. To prevent…

LADOT development service counters continue to process building permits remotely and virtually until further notice, and public counters will remain closed for in-person visits. See the contact information below for more information.

WEST LOS ANGELES DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
Mail: 7166 W. Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045
E-mail: ladot.devreview.wla@lacity.org
Telephone: (213) 485-1062

VALLEY DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
Mail: 6262 Van Nuys Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Van Nuys, CA 91401
E-Mail: ladot.devreview.sfv@lacity.org
Telephone: (818) 374-…

LADOT's Commitment to the COVID-19 Recovery

With Memorial Day around the corner — and with it the unofficial start of summer — LADOT remains committed to ensuring the health and safety of all city residents and visitors as they travel around our beautiful city during the summer months. As Los Angeles continues to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, LADOT will continue its support of public health measures, programs that promote transit accessibility, and projects that facilitate safe street environments.

Supporting the city’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts, LADOT…

LADOT is supporting LA Al Fresco to provide L.A. restaurants and bars impacted by COVID-19. Outdoor dining allows serving customers while safely practicing physical distancing.

Through the L.A. Al Fresco program, eligible restaurants and bars can apply to expand dining areas into the street, sidewalk, and private lots adjacent to the applicant's establishment. The City may provide planters, barricades, and umbrellas for outdoor dining businesses to use in newly permitted spaces.

 

In order to support businesses most in need, 55% of all the resources and…

LADOT Cityride, which provides on-demand transportation to eligible seniors and individuals with accessibility needs, is offering “Express Lane” service to three COVID-19 vaccination sites in the Los Angeles area starting today. The Express Lane service will pick up Cityride members who have a scheduled vaccination appointment on request and provide transportation directly to the front of the line. The vehicle will wait while the individual receives their vaccination and return them to their point of origin, at no extra charge.

“Transportation should never be the gap that…

Last week, the City of Los Angeles announced that AIM Brands LLC — a distributor of COVID-19 solution products such as masks, gloves, sanitizer, tests, and air purifiers — has collaborated with the city and the C19 Coalition to donate 5 million three-ply masks to directly benefit Angelenos as they engage in public activities, with the first distribution installment aiding passengers who utilize LADOT Transit’s transportation systems. LADOT Transit currently offers masks to passengers free of charge when using its transit services.

“Since the outbreak of COVID-19, LADOT Transit…

At Mayor Garcetti's directive, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation has implemented an economic relief measure that will allow motorists an early payment discount on citations. The Early Pay LA program will award a $20 discount for the most common parking citations paid within 48 hours and remain in effect until June 30, 2021.


“Early Pay LA is one of several new programs we hope will ease the financial sting of parking tickets while still allowing us to enforce rules,” said LADOT General Manager Seleta Reynolds. “No one wants to see that ticket on their windshield,…

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) Parking Enforcement and Traffic Control (PETC) will resume parking enforcement beginning on October 15. At the instruction of Mayor Garcetti, LADOT has also launched economic relief measures to assist Angelenos in need, including a new early pay program that will reward discounts on citations for early payment.

See the list below for full details regarding resumed enforcement: 

Beginning October 15, 2020 LADOT will RESUME parking enforcement and impounding, where applicable, for the following categories:

LADOT joins Mayor Garcetti in supporting Los Angeles' diverse communities during this difficult time. With so many immigrant communities speaking multiple languages across Los Angeles, we want to be sure that relevant information is widely available and easily accessible and that language is not a barrier to accessing life saving information. L.A.'s Office of Immigrant Affairs has produced the informational notices below in multiple languages so that they can be easily downloaded and shared. If you are or know people who could benefit from having access to these translations please…

Today, LADOT implemented the first partial street closure as part of the L.A. Al Fresco program. L.A. Al Fresco supports restaurants impacted by COVID-19 by allowing for expanded outdoor dining options on sidewalks, private parking lots, and on streets by converting parking lanes and travel lanes to dining areas. 

”We’ve empowered business-owners and neighbors to tell us how they would like to use streets,” said LADOT General Manager Seleta Reynolds. “In hundreds of places across the city, they’ve told us that creating places for people to safely gather is a priority. Today marks…