At a standing room only meeting last night, the Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa voted to approve a letter calling to “immediately reverse the lane reductions in Playa del Rey.” The letter was approved mostly as proposed, but opposition to the Pershing Drive road diet was removed. Responding to traffic deaths and lawsuits, the city Transportation Department (LADOT) installed four road […]
Last Wednesday, the city of Los Angeles Vision Zero team held a workshop for public input on planned safety upgrades for Temple Street. At the workshop, the city Transportation Department (LADOT) shared potential plans for Temple, and received public input. The proposed improvements would cover 2.3 miles of Temple Street, from Beverly Boulevard to Beaudry […]
Peter Flax has penned a must-read editorial on recent Playa Del Rey street safety controversies. He concludes: "When cars race through neighborhoods where people live, shop and play, speed kills. Taking steps that force us to slow down isn’t an outrage or a conspiracy, it’s making L.A. a better place to live."