Tag: pedestrian fatality

Los Angeles Seeks Audit of ‘Vision Zero’ Amid Increase in Traffic Deaths

LOS ANGELES—Citing an increase in traffic fatalities on Los Angeles streets, the city council requested an audit by the controller into the city’s Vision Zero Initiative, which aims to eliminate traffic deaths in the city by 2025. “The city’s Vision Zero Initiative is without question well-intentioned. It sought to stem the overwhelming number of traffic…


LA City Streets Speed Reduction Signed Into Law by Garcetti

LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti on March 7 signed into law recommendations from the Department of Transportation—already passed by the City Council—to reduce speeds by 5 mph on more than 177 miles of city streets. “No parent should worry about their child going to school. No older adult should feel unsafe when they walk around her…


Los Angeles to Reduce Speed Limits for Over 177 Miles of City Streets

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles will reduce its speed limits by 5 miles per hour in many areas of the city to improve pedestrian safety amid increasing fatal cases of speeding-related car accidents. On Feb. 22, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to lower the speed limits for more than 177 miles of city streets, after…