Monday, October 24, 2016

transportation and traffic

Dodgers try to explain Beyoncé concert traffic jam


ECHO PARK — Dodger Stadium has hosted countless sold out games and events. But Wednesday night’s packed Beyoncé concert created some of the worst traffic gridlock in recent memory, with bumper-to-bumper traffic filling narrow streets far from the stadium. The concert was also delayed to give ... Read More »

Expect midnight jams on the Hollywood Freeway

Courtesy Caltrans District 7

Caltrans is warning motorists that sections of the 101 Freeway between Glendale Boulevard in Echo Park and Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood will be closed over several nights after midnight through the first week of September. The closures will not be big enough to warrant a Twitter ... Read More »

Sixth Street Bridge arch to be salvaged for park


Nearly 2,000 feet of the Sixth Street Bridge linking Boyle Heights and Downtown has been torn down since the demolition began earlier this year, according to a recent update on the project’s Facebook page.  Photographer Kevin Break took a photo last week showing how the demo ... Read More »

Where did my bus stop go?

The letters on map will serve as the temporary stops for the bus lines in the chart below

That’s what a lot of Metro riders and the passengers of several other transit agencies and bus lines will be asking starting next Monday, July 11,  when Patsaouras Bus Plaza next to Union Station closes for three months of renovations. The stops that ring the oval ... Read More »

Permit parking spreads in Echo Park

ECHO PARK — More Echo Park streets might be getting permit parking. The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is recommending that overnight parking be prohibited on several streets east of Glendale Boulevard unless motorists have the required permits. The proposal to create of the neighborhood’s newest ... Read More »

Safer left turns at Figueroa and York

Courtesy Council District 14

HIGHLAND PARK — The busy intersection of Figueroa Street and York Boulevard has been the scene of numerous collisions over the years, including a crash that left six people injured last May. Today, in a bid to make the intersection safer, new left-turn lights have been ... Read More »