About the Project

LA2B is a project of the Los Angeles Departments of City Planning and Transportation to envision a new way of moving around the city, using its streets for mobility and beyond. If what we have today is less than ideal, what should the City’s streets look like, how should they function, and how do we get there from here?

That’s where you come in. We need a new road map to the future. Check out our Participate section for information about how and when to get involved. We dedicated the first 12 months of the project to visioning and outreach, listening to your ideas and comments through our online town hall, workshops, and activity kits. From these efforts, we have developed our draft goals and policies, which are now available for public review on our Documents page.

All of your ideas are going to help us:

1. Develop a revised Mobility Element which will identify goals, objectives, policies, and programs that reflect the communities’ future mobility ideas and suggested strategies.

2. Identify a layered network of arterial streets that assist all types of mobility (especially trucks, cars, bicycles, and pedestrians) to get around.

3. Update our City’s Street Standards to reflect all transportation modes (trucks, cars, scooters, bicycles, and pedestrians).   

4. Produce a Streetscape Manual that will provide new guidelines and standards that will identify streetscape elements and characteristics (curb extensions, crosswalks, landscaped medians, parkways, sidewalk widths, pedestrian lights) that are appropriate for each street standard.

5.Revise our City’s Performance and Measurement Tools for evaluating the quality of our streets and mitigating the impacts of future projects.

6. Develop an Implementation Strategy that identifies the capital and maintenance costs as well as potential funding sources for implementing new street improvements and maintaining our City’s streets and sidewalks in good condition.

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Project Team

To assist us with the development of the Mobility Element we have partnered with several organizations that have expertise in transportation, urban design, outreach and communications. For more information about each of our partners please check out their websites below.

Patricia Smith, ASLA, AICP


8 Responses to About the Project

  1. paul page says:

    Create toll gates at off-ramps on LA County highways.

  2. paul page says:

    Institute an city emissions tax on gasoline and diesel fuel.

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