LADOT News

Mayor Garcetti and Minister Harrison Sign Historic Memorandum to Promote Sustainable Transportation and Innovation

The City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Minister Trudy Harrison of the United Kingdom’s Department for Transport signed a precedent-setting Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to share best practices to reduce emissions and adopt more sustainable methods of transportation infrastructure.

The recently signed MOU will enable the City of Los Angeles and the UK Department of Transportation to share and collaborate on new technologies and methods to reach their…

 

Los Angeles, CA (November 24, 2021)

 

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will collaboratively enforce road closures and parking restrictions around Tinseltown to assist with the 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. Look for parking restriction warning signs to go up as early as today.

Tow-Away No Stopping, Midnight Sat., Nov. 27 to 6 a.m. Mon., Nov. 29
- Hollywood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive
- Orange Drive between Hollywood Boulevard and Hawthorn Avenue…

City of Los Angeles Hosts CoMotion LA This Week

The City of Los Angeles is hosting the CoMotion LA conference this week from November 16th - 18th, 2021. CoMotion LA is a three-day immersive event with interactive talks, demonstrations, and workshops for global mobility leaders. Thousands of attendees from the public and private sectors are gathering here to shape the emerging mobility landscape in what is being called the "Mobility Revolution".

CoMotion LA offers the opportunity for cooperation between cities and their partners to create mobility systems that will move our global…

LADOT Awarded CEC Grant to Install One of the Largest Electric Vehicle Fleet Charging Systems

LADOT has been awarded a $6 million grant by the California Energy Commission to install one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) fleet charging systems in the United States that will be powered by a solar and storage microgrid. The solar and storage microgrid paired with 104 EV chargers will support LADOT’s adoption of electric buses as the agency transitions to a fully electric fleet by 2028. By delivering clean solar energy generated and storage capacity, the project will reduce greenhouse gas…

 

Los Angeles, CA (November 9, 2021)
 

LADOT joined transportation leaders across the country in celebrating the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by Congress this weekend. The bill represents a historic investment to help upgrade the nation’s infrastructure, including funding for roadway improvements, street safety, and public transportation. The bill is also expected to invest in key sustainability efforts, including fleet electrification and EV charging.

“The passage of this bold and historic infrastructure bill gives us a once in a…

 

Los Angeles, CA (November 5, 2021)

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) announced today that the agency has been awarded a $6 million grant by the California Energy Commission to install one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) fleet charging systems in the United States that will be powered by a solar and storage microgrid.

“Los Angeles is on track to achieve a zero-emission future and our investments in clean transportation systems are driving that progress,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti. “The more electric vehicles we put on our…

LAnow, LADOT's On-Demand, Shared Ride Program Returns on the Westside

LADOT welcomed the return of the LAnow service, its on-demand, micro-transit service serving the Del Rey, Venice, Mar Vista, and Palms neighborhoods of the City of Los Angeles this past Monday, November 1, 2021. The service operates Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Riders can access the service by downloading the new LAnow smartphone application. Adults and children over five years of age ride for $1.50 one-way, seniors ride for 75 cents, and children under four years of age ride for free. To celebrate the…

Los Angeles, CA (November 1, 2021)

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) welcomes the return of operation for LAnow, its on-demand, micro-transit service serving the Del Rey, Venice, Mar Vista and Palms neighborhoods of the City of Los Angeles on Monday, November 1, 2021. The service operates Monday through Friday from 6:00AM to 7:00 PM. Riders can access the service by using the LAnow smartphone application. Adults and children over five years of age ride for $1.50 one-way, seniors ride for 75 cents, and children under four years of age ride for…

LAnow will resume operation on November 1

LADOT Transit is resuming operation of the LAnow program for on-demand, shared-ride, and micro-transit service serving the Del Rey, Venice, Mar Vista, and Palms Neighborhoods of the City of Los Angeles. LAnow carried more than 10,000 riders prior to the suspension of service in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. LADOT Transit used the time during the suspension of service to upgrade and replace its LAnow smartphone application that allows riders to book and pay for trips.

The LAnow program services will resume on Monday, November 1,…

New Metro Bikeshare Stations in Hollywood

LADOT partnered with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the City of Los Angeles to announce the Metro Bike Share Program's expansion into Hollywood with 12 new bicycle docking stations.

Metro's regular people-powered and electric bicycles will now be available to rent in the Hollywood area. The 12 new docking stations are located near the intersections of Franklin/Fuller, Hollywood/ Highland, Highland/Sunset, Hawthorne/ Orange, McCadden/Hollywood, Cherokee/Hollywood, Whitley/Hollywood, Ivar/Hollywood…