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LA Pride

News, Santa Monica, Traffic, La Pride

Traffic Advisory: LA Pride Celebration to Impact all Westside

Posted Jun. 9, 2016, 11:27 am

Getting around parts of West Hollywood will be a little more difficult beginning tonight as street closures begin in advance of this weekend's 2016 LA Pride Celebration, which will include musical acts, a festival and parade.

Go With The Flow

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Going With the Flow: Holiday Traffic Management Program in Place (VIDEO)

Posted Jun. 1, 2016, 11:44 am

In anticipation of a larger than normal influx of visitors to Santa Monica this Memorial Day weekend, traffic officers and city staff were tasked with directing traffic at busy intersections and in and out of parking structures to help keep streets downtown clear of gridlock.

Go with the Flow

Traffic, Go With The Flow

Go With the Flow” Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend

Posted May. 26, 2016, 12:06 pm

For the third year, the City of Santa Monica is asking drivers to “Go With the Flow” in an effort to manage the anticipated influx of people into Downtown Santa Monica during the busy summer weekends and holidays

Traffic

News, Santa Monica, Pch, Traffic

Congestion Leaves Commuters Questioning Traffic Notification System

Posted May. 18, 2016, 1:20 pm

A two-lane closure left only one lane open yesterday on the southbound PCH beginning south of Santa Monica Canyon up to the California Incline.

Driving in LA

405 Freeway, 10 Freeway, Traffic, 10 F, Latraffic, Drivinginla

How to Deal with Traffic in Los Angeles

Posted May. 11, 2016, 1:20 pm

You’ve tried everything. From listening to meditation podcasts to smooth jazz, but that only seems to work when no one is tailgating you. We’ve all seen that driver. He or she is driving really fast, using all freeway lanes like it’s their private expressway, honking, not letting you merge into their lane, brake checking and cutting you off, and then you wonder, where is the California Highway Patrol when you need them the most?

Obama Motorcade on Ocean Park.

News, Traffic, Obama

Traffic Advisory: President Obama to Land in Santa Monica Today

Posted Apr. 7, 2016, 10:27 am

President Barack Obama's approximately 17-hour visit to Los Angeles beginning today to raise money for Democratic House and Senate campaigns will prompt street closures, particularly in West Los Angeles and Westwood.

President Obama's motorcade will shut down major streets across Los Angeles.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic, Obama

President Obama to Land in Santa Monica Tomorrow

Posted Apr. 6, 2016, 11:34 am

President Barack Obama will travel to Los Angeles tomorrow for a roughly 17-hour visit highlighted by a pair of big-dollar fundraisers, with many streets in Santa Monica preparing for his arrival.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic, Oped, Stajich

Traffic: "Could I have my 81 Hours Back Please?"

Posted Mar. 28, 2016, 1:22 pm

Not every award or prize is a good thing. Santa Monica kind of won a Razzie this month from INRIX Inc., a firm that ranks the most congested auto traffic on the planet. In the category identifying the 10 worst stretches of roadway for traffic on earth – that’s right, the entire planet – our Santa Monica freeway was cited for the stretch of the 10 Freeway between 20th and Alameda streets.

Traffic jams

News, Traffic, Top 10

Top 10 Worst Traffic in the World: Santa Monica (10) Freeway between 20th and Alameda

Posted Mar. 15, 2016, 1:01 pm

Santa Monica (10) Freeway between 20th and Alameda street among the top 10 worst stretches of roadway across the globe.

Oscars Road Closures

News, Traffic

Don't head to Hollywood! Street closures info:

Posted Feb. 28, 2016, 10:20 am

Don't head to Hollywood! Street closures info from the Oscars:

405 closure

News, Traffic, I-405

Heading South? Traffic Advisory - I-405 Closures

Posted Feb. 19, 2016, 9:54 am

Caltrans will perform “swarm” maintenance on Sunday, February 21, in closed sections of the Glenn Anderson Freeway (I-105)/San Diego Freeway (I-405) Interchange from 5am to noon.

President Obama's motorcade will shut down major streets across Los Angeles.

News, Traffic, Obama

Traffic: President Obama is Arriving - Road Closures

Posted Feb. 11, 2016, 9:26 am

With President Barack Obama set to visit the Southland today, motorists in select parts of town should anticipate traffic delays to accommodate the presidential motorcade.

101 weekend closures

News, Traffic

101 Freeway Closed for 40 Hours This Weekend

Posted Feb. 4, 2016, 2:03 pm

Demolition begins tomorrow on the Sixth Street Viaduct, with detours around a 2.5-mile stretch of the Hollywood (101) Freeway that will be closed for 40 hours.

Traffic jams

Opinion, Santa Monica, Traffic

Bottleneck Report: Transit Only a Partial Fix

Posted Jan. 16, 2016, 6:00 am

Many of America’s worst traffic bottlenecks are holding up commuters for hours each week even where there’s plenty of mass transit nearby.

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Dec. 25

Posted Dec. 21, 2015, 6:13 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Dec. 25 in the following locations:

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Dec. 4

Posted Nov. 30, 2015, 9:12 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Dec. 4 in the following locations:

It's moving day for Sam and Abby, and the traffic could be a problem.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Traffic

‘California Rolls’ Onto Westside TV: Get To Know The Mirror’s Own Comedy Starlet

Posted Nov. 29, 2015, 9:09 am

Westside TV’s host Denyc (Poole) has returned from the Miami Web Festival with the award for Best Actress in a Comedy for her work in the new series “California Roll.”

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Nov. 27

Posted Nov. 23, 2015, 8:53 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Nov. 27 in the following locations:

Vice President Joe Biden.

News, Traffic, Biden

Biden Motorcade To Shut Down Westside Streets Today

Posted Nov. 16, 2015, 11:23 am

With Vice President Joe Biden coming to town to attend an economic event and Democratic fundraiser today, Los Angeles police warned motorists to anticipate possible traffic delays.

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Nov. 20

Posted Nov. 16, 2015, 9:07 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Nov. 20 in the following locations.

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Oct. 30

Posted Oct. 26, 2015, 9:20 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Oct. 30 in the following locations:

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closures Through Friday, Oct. 16

Posted Oct. 12, 2015, 9:10 am

City of Santa Monica temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Oct. 16 in the following locations.

President Obama's motorcade will shut down major streets across Los Angeles.

Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, Traffic, Obama

Watch Out: Here's Obama's Traffic Schedule For Today

Posted Oct. 10, 2015, 9:33 am

With President Barack Obama scheduled to visit the Los Angeles area for about 6 1/2 hours today, the Los Angeles Police Department issued a list of areas motorists should try to avoid to prevent being stuck in presidential motorcade traffic.

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Oct. 9

Posted Oct. 5, 2015, 9:52 am

City of Santa Monica temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Oct. 9 in the following locations.

Traffic alert! This week's Santa Monica temporary lane closure information.

News, Santa Monica, Traffic

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Oct. 2

Posted Sep. 28, 2015, 9:19 am

City of Santa Monica temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours Monday, Sept. 28 through Friday, Oct. 1 in the following locations.

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