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Weekly Update: June 2, 2022

Weekly Update: June 2, 2022
 

New Signal And Crosswalk at Oxnard & Variel In Woodland Hills

New Signal And Crosswalk at Oxnard & Variel In Woodland Hills

Last week our LADOT crews were in Woodland Hills installing a new full traffic signal and crosswalk at the intersection of Onxnard and Variel. This brand new traffic light is an instance in which local business owners made a request for the improvement after observing a need for safety improvements at the intersection which was previously an All-Way stop. LADOT was able to work with CD3 to find the funding and expedite the project. LADOT works with residents and community groups to deliver improvement projects to better improve the safety of Angelenos.

 

Al Fresco Artwork In Dining Spaces in Highland Park

Al Fresco Artwork In Dining Spaces in Highland Park

LADOT manages the LA Al Fresco outdoor dining program to provide additional space for restaurants to serve customers in a safe outdoor environment. Recently, some of the on-street dining areas Highland Park received some great artwork to enhance and beautify the neighborhood. Our LADOT crews helped provide traffic control on North Figueroa as the Arroyo Arts Collective worked on the art display. With special thanks to the partnership of Council District 1, programs like LA Al Fresco help encourage more creative uses of our public spaces.

 

Speed Reductions Expand to More Neighborhoods

Speed Reductions Expand to More Neighborhoods

Lower speed limits continue to roll out in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles. Over One month ago, LADOT began the process of lowering speed limits on certain streets as detailed in an ordinance adopted by the Los Angeles City Council following the passage of Assembly Bill 43 drafted by Assemblywoman Laura Friedman.

The state bill gives cities greater authority to set and in some cases reduce speed limits with an eye toward safety and the community's needs. Prior to the passage of this bill California historically has required cities to set their speed limits based on how fast 85% of drivers are already traveling. Here in LA, that system forced us to raise the speed limit on nearly 200 miles of streets, undermining our traffic safety goals.

Today, under the new bill LADOT’s current speed reduction plan will reduce speeds by 5mph on over 177 miles of city streets that had previously been increased. The map above shows where these speed limit reductions have been completed (green) and the streets where we will make reductions in the coming weeks (red).

The department aims to have all streets updated by the end of June. The full list of streets where speed reductions will be implemented is available in this LADOT report.

 

Western Our Way: Street Safety Celebration

Western Our Way: Street Safety Celebration

This weekend we invite you to celebrate with us. Thanks to your feedback, and sharing your thoughts and experiences of how you travel on Western Ave we have finished the project design phase and will be moving forward with improvements on the Wester Ave. Redesign Project.

Celebrate this milestone with us this weekend at our Street Safety Celebration on June 4th at Harvard Park. This event is for everyone to enjoy free lunch, raffles, entertainment, and other activities. Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and city leaders will also be in attendance to speak more about the project and the in-coming improvements.

RSVP and let us know you’ll be joining us.

Western Our Way - Street Safety Celebration
Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 10 AM to 1 PM
Harvard Park
1535 W 62nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90047

 

LADOT Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

LADOT Celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Los Angeles is one of the most diverse cities in the country. Much of that diversity, can be attributed to generations of AAPI immigrants and natives residing in the city. We are proud to recognize and celebrate AAPI Heritage Month and the integral role the culture plays in not only shaping our community but our country.

Much of the AAPI culture can be discovered and learned about throughout Los Angeles and our LADOT DASH buses can help you get around to view some of these dynamic landmarks

  • Little Tokyo: DASH A
  • Chinatown: DASH Lincoln Heights/Chinatown
  • Koreatown: DASH Wilshire Center/Koreatown
  • Historic Filipino Town: DASH
  • Thai Town: DASH Hollywood
  • Little Bangladesh: DASH Wilshire Center/Koreatown

Take some time to use our fare-free service and explore the city and learn more about the AAPI culture.

 

We Want Your Feedback on the DTLA Mobility Investment Plan

We Want Your Feedback on the DTLA Mobility Investment Plan

We're investing in mobility improvements throughout Downtown LA and we want to better understand how you use and experience transportation services in the area. The Downtown Los Angeles Mobility Investment Plan lays out a list of projects that are sustainable and accessible for all Angelenos.

Use our project feedback map to indicate locations in DTLA where we can make investments that will improve your mobility experience. If you live, work, play, or visit in Downtown LA, this survey is for you!

 

Participate in our Community Surveys:

You are the ultimate expert for your community. LADOT wants your input as we plan projects to improve the safety, sustainability, and livability of Los Angeles communities.

 

DTLA MIP Feedback Tool

DTLA MIP Feedback Tool

LADOT wants to hear from you to prioritize transportation investments in Downtown LA to create a safe and reliable experience for all.
Share your ideas!

 

Osborne Path-to-Park Survey

Osborne Path-to-Park Survey

We need your help! We’re working on improving transportation connectivity and accessibility on Osborne St. between San Fernando Road and Foothill Blvd. Get involved! Take the online project survey here to share your experiences, feedback, and ideas for Osborne Street and Pacoima.
Take the survey here.

 

Reseda Boulevard Complete Streets Project

Reseda Boulevard Complete Streets Project

As part of the Complete Streets Program, the City is reconstructing Reseda Blvd to improve safety and accessibility for all. Give your feedback on the upcoming improvement and receive updates and more information on the project here.

 

Transportation Photos of the Week

Transportation Photos Of The Week

 

Transportation Photos Of The Week
Transportation Photos Of The Week

 

Transportation Photos Of The Week

 

LADOT crews recently installed a new full traffic signal at the intersection of Oxford & Variel where there used to be an all-way stop sign improving safety for all who move through the intersection.

 

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