Department of Public Works
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Traffic Programs and Services

Slow Down LA County Neighborhood Traffic Management Program
We encourage your community to actively and collectively participate in identifying your traffic-related concerns, and forming viable solutions to enhance safety and the quality of your traffic environment. Our Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP) is a process in which we will work together with your community to identify appropriate and effective traffic management devices and controls.
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Suggested Route to School Suggested Route To School Program
The goal of this program is to enhance the safety of elementary school-aged children and their parents, by increasing the awareness of the suggested routes to school. This site provides Suggested Route to School Maps for various public elementary schools located within the unincorporated County areas. These maps identify the suggested crossings to be used from each block that is located within your walking school attendance area.
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Streetlight Streetlights
The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works administers 97,033 streetlights within the 20 County Lighting Maintenance Districts for the unincorporated County area and 19 cities. Southern California Edison owns and maintains the majority of the streetlights within the unincorporated County and the streetlights we administer for the cities.
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Traffic Congestion Relief

  • Traffic lights Intelligent Transportation System Projects (ITS)
    To reduce traffic congestion and improve mobility on our roadway network throughout Los Angeles County, we are administering multi-jurisdictional Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects. These projects will deploy technologies such as monitoring and control systems for traffic signals, traffic conditions sensors, changeable message signs, and video surveillance cameras.
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  • Traffic Signal Synchronization Program (TSSP)
    Since the late 1980's, we have been implementing innovative, low-cost operational improvements to our streets and highways through our multi-jurisdictional Traffic Signal Synchronization Program. This Program helps alleviate congestion and increase the quality of life for the citizens of the County of Los Angeles.
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Other Resources
 State of California Office of Traffic Safety
Neighborhood Traffic Management Projects
Forced Turn Island

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