2000 program participants will receive $1800 to use for transportation services for one year.

Los Angeles, CA (July 15, 2024) 

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), in partnership with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), is expanding the Universal Basic Mobility (UBM) pilot with Phase II of the Mobility Wallet program.

The Mobility Wallet, the largest program of its kind in the nation, aims to address systemic barriers to safe, efficient, and reliable transportation faced by low-income Los Angeles…


Revitalizing Westlake and Reconnecting MacArthur Park

I am excited to announce the kick-off of an exciting planning effort to reconnect MacArthur Park! In the 1930’s, the City of Los Angeles constructed Wilshire Boulevard to connect drivers from Downtown LA to points west, dividing the iconic park and the community of Westlake. Thanks to a grant from USDOT and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), we have the opportunity to reimagine how people move and access the park, to create a more inclusive environment for all modes of travel including pedestrians,…


Celebrating the 4th of July in Los Angeles

Happy Independence Day, Los Angeles!  I want to extend my warmest wishes for a happy and safe Fourth of July. This holiday is a time for family, friends, and community to come together in celebration of our nation's independence.

Los Angeles hosts some incredible events featuring fireworks and other displays throughout the city. Enjoy the sights over the water at Marina Del Rey, the July 4th Extravaganza in Warner Park, the Grand Park 4th of July Block Party, a 4th of July Drone Show at Hansen Dam, and of course the Hollywood…


Enjoy Summer in Los Angeles!

Say hello to Summer! With bright, sunny skies, it’s one of the best times to explore everything Los Angeles has to offer. From beaches to cultural landmarks and outdoor concerts, there's something for everyone and LADOT is here to help you get to your summer destinations.

Our DASH buses provide convenient, free, and reliable transportation throughout the city. With over 30 neighborhood routes —including Downtown LA, Los Feliz/Observatory, and Hollywood—that connect riders to local attractions like Grand Central Market, the Observatory, and…


Celebrating Juneteenth

Today, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the significance of Juneteenth in American history. The Juneteenth holiday marks the anniversary of the day in 1865 when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were finally informed of their freedom — more than two years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. This day stands as a powerful reminder of the long and ongoing struggle for equality and justice in our country.

Juneteenth has grown from a regional observance to a nationwide celebration, and on June 17, 2021, it was…


School Is Out For Summer!

Congratulations to all the hard working students and teachers who are completing another school year!

At LADOT, we have also been hard at work implementing one of the largest school safety programs in our department’s history. Over the last year, LADOT implemented almost 1000 school safety treatments like lower speed limits, intersection tightening, and speed humps, benefitting hundreds of schools across our city. The article below includes more detail about how our team has been dedicated to creating a safer school environment for all.


Happy Pride Month!

Happy Pride Month! Each June, Pride Month recognizes the LGBTQIA+ community and individuals who have overcome legal and social discrimination to live and love authentically. At LADOT, we join in celebrating Pride Month as integral to the diversity and culture of acceptance and inclusion that enriches our city.

The first Pride month was celebrated in New York City in June of 1970 on the one year anniversary of the Riots at Stonewall Inn. Today, Pride is celebrated globally with one of the largest Pride celebrations in the world occurring here in Los…

Hollywood Blvd Safety and Mobility Project


Dear Community Member,

In August 2023, LADOT launched the Hollywood Safety and Mobility Project to reduce the high number of people being killed or severely injured in car crashes on Hollywood Blvd between Gower St and Lyman Pl.

We are pleased to share the final design for this project, which calls for converting a travel lane in each direction into a parking-protected bike lane between Lyman Pl and Van Ness Ave, and replacing on-street parking with a protected bike lane between Van Ness Ave and Gower St. This project will also…


Welcome New LADOT Traffic Officer Recruits!

I am delighted to welcome LADOT’s newest class of Parking Enforcement and Traffic Control recruits! Last week, I had the privilege of meeting these new recruits as they began their training course. Those that successfully complete their training will join the ranks for LADOT traffic officers and help contribute to the safety of our streets and support vital operations that keep our city moving.

Over the next four weeks, these recruits will undergo training that includes in-depth academic studies on parking violations and extensive…


EV Chargers and UBM

LADOT’s Universal Basic Mobility (UBM) program to expand transportation options and opportunities for Angelenos recently hit another major milestone with the installation of six solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) chargers at three Recreation and Parks facilities in South LA.

In addition to supporting EV-adoption, these chargers minimize their environmental impact by operating with solar panels and battery storage. What's more, they are available for anyone to use, completely free of charge! This accessibility underscores our dedication to making…