Coronavirus Updates

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…

Mayor Garcetti today extended relaxed parking enforcement across the City of Los Angeles until October 1, making it easier for Angelenos to stay home whenever possible without being concerned about a ticket.


“Angelenos shouldn’t be penalized for staying home, avoiding unnecessary trips, and doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti. “All of us have a role to play in defeating this virus and saving lives, and no one should worry about facing extra financial burdens when they're keeping their family, friends, and community safe during this…

LADOT Assistant General Manager for External Affairs and LADOT's Racial Equity Officer recently posted an article on Medium analyzing travel trends during the COVID-19 pandemic. An excerpt is reproduced below:

It’s common knowledge that COVID-19 has dramatically changed how people travel, and plummeted demand for transportation services. But new data analysis reveals how race, income and zip code vastly affected changes in Los Angeles. As cities grapple with how to manage the effects of this health and economic crisis, LADOT launched…

Last month — in order to balance the needs of local businesses and the health concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — the city launched L.A. Al Fresco, a new program that is supported by LADOT and which allows restaurants to expand dining areas into parking lanes, driving lanes, and adjacent private lots to encourage safe physical distancing for customers. To facilitate this expansion of outdoor dining options, the city will provide planters, barricades, and umbrellas for businesses to use in newly permitted spaces.

To assist business owners and restaurateurs in…

Following a motion passed by the Los Angeles City Council, LADOT Parking Enforcement will extend current relaxed parking enforcement categories set to expire on July 6 to support Los Angeles residents as they stay safer at home. Relaxed parking rules will be in place through July and are subject to further extension.

LADOT has also extended the deadline for payment on existing parking fines. While residents are encouraged to pay any existing fines if they are able, there will be no increase in fines for failure to pay.

While certain parking regulations are relaxed…

LADOT is supporting LA Al Fresco to provide L.A. restaurants with outdoor dining options to restaurants impacted by COVID-19. Outdoor dining allows restaurants to serve customers while safely practicing physical distancing.

Through the L.A. Al Fresco program, eligible restaurants can apply to expand dining areas into parking lanes, driving lanes, and private lots adjacent to restaurants. The City will provide planters, barricades, and umbrellas for outdoor dining businesses to use in newly permitted spaces.

 

In order to support businesses most in need,…

LADOT Parking Enforcement will be extending current relaxed parking enforcement regulations until July 6 to support Los Angeles residents as they stay safer at home.

LADOT has also extended the deadline for payment on existing parking fines to July 6. While residents are encouraged to pay any existing fines if they are able, there will be no increase in fines for failure to pay until July 6.

While certain parking regulations are relaxed, others remain enforced to ensure that emergency services and other city functions continue operation. See the list below for…

Consistent with extended "Stay at Home" orders, certain parking regulations will remain relaxed until at least June 1, 2020. While some parking regulations are relaxed at this time, others remain enforced. 

LADOT has RELAXED enforcement for the following categories:

Residential street sweeping Expired registration on a vehicle Peak/rush hour and gridlock zone parking restrictions No ticket/tow for abandoned vehicles and overnight parking Vehicles displaying recently expired permits within preferential parking districts will have a two-week grace period following the…

Thank you for your interest in the Slow Streets program. The department is incredibly proud of the work we've been able to accomplish, partnering with community members, to deploy more than 50 miles of Slow Streets throughout the City. As health and safety measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the department is assessing its limited resources, and prioritizing critical fixes for existing Slow Streets projects.

We will be in touch with you if we are able to move your application forward.

On May 15, 2020 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced a new program…