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Wednesday Night the 405 will be Closed

Posted April 8, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 274 views]
Thanks to Joe Armstrong for the image!

The Northbound 405 will be Closed Between National and Santa Monica Boulevards Overnight on April 7th and 9th.

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EXPO Traffic Alert! 11-day Continuous Closure on the West Side

Posted March 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 602 views]
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Surface Street Alert!
 
11-day Continuous Closure on the West Side
 
Full Street Closure for Rail Crossing Installation
 
Where:

17th Street at Colorado Avenue

When:

1:00 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014 to
8:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014

 

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Can new street signs help Angelenos navigate LA?

Posted February 22, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 722 views]
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Are you tired of trying to figure out the street signs in Los Angeles?
 
My job is traffic for god sake, and even I can’t figure this out!
Okay, so maybe it won’t help, but it will be a lot more fun.

Street artist Jay Shells  selected spe lyrics from rap songs that mention specific locations New York City, and created street signs.
From Gothamist , which …

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The 405 will be closed tomorrow night!

Posted January 16, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 773 views]
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 The 405 will be closed.
 
Expect a full closure at different times on the 405 – in both directions through the Sepulveda Pass tomorrow night,Thursday, January 16. 
One direction of the freeway will be maintained at all times.
Southbound I-405: 
Full closure from Valley Vista Boulevard to the southbound Skirball Center Drive on-ramp on the night of Thursday, January 16 from midnight to 2 a.m. Friday.
 
Northbound I- 405:
Full …

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DUI Swabs at New Year Holiday Checkpoints

Posted January 1, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,096 views]
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 Los Angeles Police Department Officer Don Inman rubs a swab around the inside of his mouth to demonstrate an on-the-spot drug test being used by law enforcement to deter people from driving under the influence of drugs. (Paresh Dave / Los Angeles Times / December 27, 2013)

An instant drug test will be performed with a swab at some DUI checkpoints during this New Year …

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Do you need a cab tonight? Want a Discount Code?

Posted January 1, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,130 views]
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As of late Sunday night nearly 2,000 drivers had been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol this holiday season, dating back two weeks. Don’t join the group.
Uber tweets to expect at least double or triple fares just before midnight and after midnight.
Metro will provide all-night service on the Red, Purple, Blue, Expo, Green, Gold, Orange and Silver Lines, in addition …

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Dodgers Offer Free Parking for Carpools of Four or More

Posted October 11, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,437 views]
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Drive less. Smile more.
The Dodgers encourage ride sharing by offering free parking.

Is that a big flag or are you just happy to see me?
Free Parking in general parking for the remainder of the National League playoffs for cars with four or more fans. In a press release yesterday, Senior Vice-President of External Affairs Renata Simril said:

We know we had a parking issue during our …

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Jerry Brown says no to helping LA drivers! Boo!!

Posted October 7, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,354 views]
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Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the bill (Bill 405, the irony of that name does not escape me), that would have allowed lone motorists to use carpool lanes

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Soon solo drivers will be able to drive in car pool lanes, no hybrid required!

Posted September 25, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,063 views]
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 Los Angeles catches up with the real world.
 
 

 
You are driving alone in your car.
You are driving SB 405  from the valley heading to LAX. Your mother is flying in. You said you would meet her at the gate.
You can get special TSA dispensation if you get there early enough. Her bad knees cause a lot of pain and mom needs a wheel chair.
Luckily …

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You could be involved in a staged collision – swoop and squat

Posted September 18, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,063 views]
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INSURANCE FRAUD
 
A scam generating millions of dollars is on the rise in California.
Angelinos are at the highest risk of becoming victims of the fraud as 43% of all the staged collisions in our great state happen in Los Angeles County.
Known as “swoop-and-squat” the fraud involves two drivers boxing in an unsuspecting motorist. The lead vehicle brakes suddenly forcing a collision.
 

 
Used to defraud auto insurance …

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