Monday, April 24, 2017

transportation and traffic

Echo Park gets new blacktop and bike lanes

ECHO PARK —  Many residents were surprised to find a stretch of Glendale Boulevard closed this past weekend as crews resurfaced the busy road and applied a new layer of blacktop.  There was another surprise when the street was restriped, revealing the addition of new bike ... Read More »

Want a speed hump on your street? Now is your time to act

For those residents who want speed humps on their street, Feb. 28 was a day they have long been waiting for. That’s when the L.A. Department of Transportation began a 45-day-long application period to collect requests for the asphalt humps designed to deter speeding.  But speed ... Read More »

El Sereno meets to discuss Alhambra Avenue safety improvements

EL SERENO — City officials are exploring additional ways to improve safety along Alhambra Avenue, where a mother carrying her two-year-old child was killed crossing the street last month. The office of Councilman Jose Huizar has proposed transferring $10,000 in funds to help pay for preliminary ... Read More »

Man found dead in East Hollywood subway tunnel

EAST HOLLYWOOD — A man was found dead in a Metro Red line subway tunnel this morning, apparently having been struck by a Union Station-bound subway train, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The body was found 1,800 feet south of the Vermont/Sunset Station just before ... Read More »

Fallen tree blocks Glassell Park street [updated]

GLASSELL PARK — A downed tree has blocked Division Street along the 3500 block this morning, and L.A. Department of Water and Power workers will likely have to shut down power nearby temporarily, according to police officials. The tree was large enough to cross Division Street ... Read More »