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Your Speed Our Mission is to move people and goods safely and efficiently on our Surface Transportation System by effectively planning, designing, constructing and operating our Traffic and Street Lighting Systems, and to incorporate traffic-related concerns of the public in a conscientious manner so as to positively contribute to the drivability, walkability and livability of communities.


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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Pedestrian Safety Program Pedestrian Safety Program
This Pedestrian Safety Program, titled "Straight Talk-Smart Walk" is a countywide public awareness campaign to enhance pedestrian safety for children between the ages of 5 and 18. This program will provide education on safe and responsible pedestrian practices and vehicle driver behaviors with respect to pedestrians. This site provides helpful tips, fact sheets, and a walkability checklist to determine the "walkability" of your neighborhood.
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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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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
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