Tag: traffic

Vison Zero: City effort to Reduce Traffic Fatalies

Vison Zero: City effort to Reduce Traffic Fatalies

| March 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Recently, a fatal accident occurred at Van Ness and Beverly Blvd. when a motorcyclist collided with a car trying to cross the intersection. Readers were understandably horrified and asked what can be done to avoid this tragedy. Fortunately, the City Department of Transportation has been asking the same questions. At the direction of Mayor Garcetti, […]

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Injury Car Accident at Larchmont and Third Street

Injury Car Accident at Larchmont and Third Street

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yesterday morning there was a two-vehicle car accident at Larchmont and Third Street around 10:30 a.m. According to LAPD and LAFD, one person was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Eye witness Jack Humphreville, who shared these photos, said the driver of an eastbound white Mercedes was turning left onto Larchmont when it was hit […]

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Police Chase Causes Tuesday Commotion

Police Chase Causes Tuesday Commotion

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

A police chase through the Melrose and Citrus Square neighborhoods of the Greater Wilshire area brought a lot of commotion to the usually quiet residential zone late Tuesday afternoon. According to a report by KTLA-TV, the incident began when Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies attempted to pull over a stolen car near the intersection of North Mansfield […]

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GWNC Transportation Committee Meets Monday

GWNC Transportation Committee Meets Monday

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

You can’t help but notice that our neighborhood is currently the focus of City’s transportation improvement efforts with the construction of the Purple Line extension of Metro. Twenty-two planned closures of sections of Wilshire Boulevard are scheduled to begin next weekend as Metro begins the now infamous La Brea Decking phase of the construction. A press […]

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Mid-City West Begins Discussions of 6th Street Safety Improvements

Mid-City West Begins Discussions of 6th Street Safety Improvements

| May 19, 2016 | 3 Comments

Last night, about 50 stakeholders in the Mid-City West Community Council area gathered at the Korean Cultural Center on Wilshire Blvd. for a Town Hall discussion of traffic safety issues on West 6th Street, between Fairfax and La Brea Avenues.  The event, described as just the beginning of wider community conversations on the topic, was […]

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Traffic Alert: Lane Closures on Wilshire This Weekend

Traffic Alert: Lane Closures on Wilshire This Weekend

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Starting tonight at 9 pm, Metro will be closing the eastbound lane of  Wilshire Blvd between Detroit and La Brea as they continue work on the Metro Purple Line. All thru traffic will be detoured at Fairfax but local access will be maintained.  Lanes will reopen on Monday morning at 6 am. Here are the details: […]

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