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LADOT has installed new painted curb extensions along Vermont Avenue in Pico-Union. The above extension is at Venice Blvd. All photos by Joe Linton/Streetsblog L.A.

Eyes On the Street: Painted Curb Extensions On Vermont Ave In Pico-Union

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Earlier today Streetsblog spotted a few more painted curb extensions on Vermont Avenue in L.A.’s Pico-Union neighborhood. Thermoplastic-paint extensions are in place at the Vermont Avenue intersections with Pico, Venice, and Washington Boulevards. The one-mile stretch of Vermont from Pico to Adams Boulevard is on the list of the top 40 Vision Zero priority corridors identified in […]
LADOT is installing speed feedback signage. Image via Fortel Traffic, Inc. website

LADOT Installing Speed Monitors with Feedback to Signals

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A big part of the L.A. City Department of Transportation’s Vision Zero effort is to rein in speeding. Speeding is among the primary causes of traffic deaths and fatalities. Speeding makes other problems worse. In addition to in-roadway interventions including painted curb extensions, LADOT is installing 150 speed feedback signs on Vision Zero High Injury Network’s 40 priority […]