LADOT News

New Decorative Crosswalk Installed in Wilmington

This weekend the intersection of Figueroa St. and L St closed for approximately 24 hours for the construction of a decorative crosswalk. The crosswalk is a part of a People Street program through which community partners applu for treatments in their neighborhoods. Best Start Wilmington partnered with Los Angeles Walks for the decorative crosswalk on Figueroa and L St.

The community came together to choose the location and design the artwork which highlights the neighborhood's connection to the Port of Los Angeles. Activating public…

L.A. Metro Resumes Fare Collection

Bus fare collection resumed this week for L.A. metro buses in Los Angeles. Note that LADOT DASH service remains fare free for all riders.

We encourage riders in need of financial assistance to enroll in Metro's Low Income Fare Is Easy (LIFE) Program to receive deeply discounted fares. Right now passes are on sale for half-price for transit riders and will be available through July 2022. To apply for the LIFE program you can submit your application online at www.metro.net/life or www.taptogo.net/life, via email, or at a Metro Customer Center.…

Happy New Year from all of us in the LADOT family. As we enter 2022, LADOT rededicates itself to delivering safe affordable transit options, working with communities to meet their needs, and ensuring promoting sustainable transportation options for all. Cheers to a new year full of opportunities and progress!

  Slow Yosemite Installation begins in January 2022

StreetsLA, the Office of Councilmember Kevin de León, and community partners are working with LADOT to continue improving Yosemite Drive between Eagle Rock Boulevard…

All of us in the LADOT family wish you a happy, safe, warm, and restful Holiday Season with your families and loved ones. Our LADOT Weekly Briefs will return in January 2022, we look forward to continue providing updates on LADOT's activities in the coming year. Until then, Happy Holidays!

  Active Play Streets Event in Boyle Heights

This weekend, LADOT supported the coordination and set up for an Active Play Streets event in Boyle Heights. Play Streets events offer a fun and low-cost way for our communities to…

LADOT Launches New Priority Bus Lanes In Downtown Los Angeles

LADOT joined Metro Board Chair Hilda Solis, Mayor Garcetti, and Councilmember Kevin de Leon to celebrate the new bus priority lanes on northbound Olive Street between 2nd Street and Pico and southbound Grand Avenue, between Hope Place and Pico Boulevard. The City of Los Angeles now has about 29.8 miles of dedicated bus lanes throughout the city.

LADOT, along with supporting the installation of the bus lane itself, also installed new bus lane signage to better indicate bus priority lanes to drivers. The new bus priority…

Los Angeles, CA (December 8, 2021)
 

LOS ANGELES — LADOT joined Metro Board Chair Hilda Solis, Mayor Garcetti, and Councilmember Kevin de Leon to launch two new priority bus lanes on Grand Avenue and Olive Street in Downtown Los Angeles, which will speed service for weekday riders on the heavily utilized routes.

“Our bus network is the backbone of our transportation system, and these bus lanes are a clear next step toward faster and more reliable service, higher ridership, and lower emissions,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti. “We are working tirelessly to make our system…

2021 Hollywood Christmas Parade

The 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Supporting Marine Toys for Tots was held this past Sunday, November 28, 2021, and for this year’s live parade there was a 3.2-mile U-shaped trek through the streets of Hollywood, CA. LADOT and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) collaboratively enforced road closures and parking restrictions throughout sections of Hollywood to assist with the 89th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade Supporting Marine Toys for Tots event.

This collaboration made it possible for maintaining and assuring the safety of all…

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…