LADOT News

Los Angeles, CA (September 28, 2022)
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The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is reopening its Neighborhood Speed Hump Program and expanding it thanks to additional funding and resources. Los Angeles residents will be able to apply for speed humps through the LADOT website beginning October 6, 2022 at 9 AM. The announcement of applications represents the first time the department will consider new applications since prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March of 2020.

“Nothing is more important than the safety of Angelenos, and we need…

Speed Hump Program Opening In October

The Neighborhood Speed Hump Program is back! Beginning October 6 at 9:00 am Angelenos can submit their application for speed humps in their neighborhood. Speed humps are designed to help slow the speed of cars in residential areas so that Angelenos can enjoy safe, calm neighborhood streets.

Before applying, please be aware that completing a speed hump request involves multiple steps of engagement and technical review. Once the program opens a link will be provided and participants will be able to submit their applications. Due to…

Los Angeles Hosts the ITS World Congress Conference

This week world leaders, practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and private industries have gathered together at the Los Angeles Convention Center for ITS World Congress. LA is a leader in transforming mobility and advancing transportation technology making it a premiere venue for this global discussion on transforming transportation. Thousands of industry professionals are here to discover, connect and learn. The final day of the conference is tomorrow September 22nd.

Learn more about the ITS World Congress…

LADOT Installs New Traffic Signals in South LA

New safety improvements arrived in South LA this week. Our LADOT crews installed new traffic signals and upgraded crosswalks on 28th and Central where there were previously none. Data shows this intersection to be a High Injury Network street. The High-Injury Network (HIN) the 6% of city streets (over 450 miles) that accounts for almost 70% of deaths and severe injuries for people walking. This installation is an example of how LADOT uses data to guide our investments in safety improvement to keep Angelenos safe.…

Celebrating Seleta Reynolds' 8 Years of Service as LADOT General Manager

Last week, LADOT and the Los Angeles City Council bid farewell to its General Manager of eight years, Seleta Reynolds. During her tenure, Seleta served with a deep sense of purpose and vision. Her leadership style centered on making LADOT a great place to work and establishing the department values of Integrity, Creativity, Fulfillment, and Accountability.

Under her leadership, the department and Los Angeles made saving lives a transportation policy priority by completing baseline safety treatments…

Connie Llanos Announced as LADOT Interim General Manager

Earlier this week, Mayor Eric Garcetti officially appointed Acting General Manager Connie Llanos as Interim General Manager. Prior to her present position, Ms. Llanos served as LADOT's Chief of Staff and Strategy and the Assistant General Manager of the Office of External Affairs. 3 years ago Connie joined LADOT and has been an instrumental part in helping us to live up to our slogan of “Moving LA Forward”.

She has participated in major policy wins such as the passage of critical speed safety legislation to guiding the…

Anaheim Project Update

We’ve been steadily working to make Anaheim Street a much safer place for you to commute and now more safety improvements are on their way. The Anaheim Street Safety Project focuses on improving traffic safety and connectivity between Figueroa St and Henry Ford Ave. This section has been named a Priority Corridor due to the high number of fatal and severe injury crashes affecting people walking or biking. Together with StreetsLA and Council District 15, we are redesigning our streets to prioritize human life.

Some of the coming safety…

Rainbow Halo Dedication for Jammie Wilson

LADOT joined in mourning with the family and loved ones of Jammie Wilson for the unveiling of a Rainbow Halo in honor of his life. Three years ago a hit-and-run driver senselessly took Jammie’s life at the intersection of Normandie & 51st. LADOT worked with SoCal Families for Safe Streets to install a Rainbow Halo on 51st St. The memorial is a permanent fixture that serves as a reminder of the need to promote safe streets and the necessity for drivers to stay alert and practice safe driving.

At LADOT, we know that traffic…

Watts Central Ave Great Streets and Safety Project

LADOT and StreetsLA are hard at work to build safety and travel improvements along Central Avenue in Watts. Central Avenue was designated a Great Street in 2019 as a location that serves the economic and community life of the Watts neighborhood. In 2021, LADOT identified this segment of Central as a priority corridor for the department to deliver transformative safety treatments to prevent crashes that result in serious injury or loss of life. The planned improvements will increase safety and accessibility for all road users.…

Reseda Blvd Complete Streets Project Updates

The Reseda Blvd Complete Streets project continues its transformational progress between Parthenia St and Victory Blvd. Nearly two years ago, we began construction on the $19.5 million multi-agency project in October 2020. Construction is estimated to continue throughout this year, into early 2023.
 

100,000 square feet of sidewalk repair 12,000 feet of gutter repair constructed 46 curb ramps 11 accessible loading zones 4 of the 11 bus boarding islands have been completed at Strathern St, Chase St, Ingomar St, and Valerio St…