Downtown could become the city’s first neighborhood to do away with parking minimums.
Abusing placards to claim parking spots is "particularly heinous," says one councilmember.
Companies will have two hours to pick them up.
A proposal to allow dense development around transit stops is back.
A new study asks: What if that space was used for housing instead?
The special permits could be used on specific non-residential streets.
The project would hold 600 apartments, 500 hotel rooms, retail, an elementary school—and 465 parking spaces. It would be built right over a subway stop.
The neighborhood sorely needs green space.
A city councilmember is looking to ease traffic, potentially by charging for parking.
Under the proposal, commercial corridors in Westlake and HiFi would be subject to new design standards.
The program, which would start in Woodland Hills and West LA, is geared at reducing street sweeping parking tickets.
Since 2011, the city has turned a blind eye to cars on the parkway—the stretch of sidewalk between the walkway and the curb.
Over five years ago, city officials pressed pause on ticketing people for parking in "parkways." Now residents are bristling at cars parked in the little public spaces.
Instead, he’d like to make the ticketing system easier to understand, starting with an interactive website that includes maps, charts, and all kinds of data on parking tickets across Los Angeles.
The campaign runs December 26 to 31. During the same week in 2015, the city took in $94,000 in parking revenue.
The Department of City Planning has released a recommendation report advising city officials on how to reduce the number of unattractive above-ground parking structures at the base of larger developments. One recommendation: less required parking.
People with driveways list them as available, set the price they wish, and get paid using their phones. Like most other "sharing" services, both parties also have the chance to post reviews.
The building, which houses Shish Kabob restaurant and Five Star Bar, among other businesses, "is just kind of there," a rep for the building's owner tells Curbed. Its neighbor is The Smell, but the popular live music venue is safe from demolition.
If it seems like parking in some parts of town always results in a parking ticket, that might not be far from the truth. An interactive map shows where the most parking tickets are handed out, so plan accordingly.
Fed up with a lack of parking in Hollywood, one local group takes matters into its own hands and tries to start enforcing parking regulations. Neighbors are not pleased.
The first municipal robot parking garage built on the West Coast opens May 24 with a big celebration. (The city used all that ramp space it saved to build a community plaza.) If you can't make it, take a video tour through the works right this way.
Glendale's packed parking meters could soon be freeing up if a price hike that city officials are considering gets approved. Meters along Brand Boulevard could see a 50 percent hike in parking meter prices in a move officials hope free up spaces.
The Gold Line extension has quickly become quite popular, but that's also meant huge parking problems at its terminus in Azusa. Tickets have been issued, vehicles have been towed, and now the city is considering parking restrictions.
A new video from The Millennial Project takes a look at what it's like to try and get up to the Hollywood Sign these days considering all that neighbors have done to block access. The journey begins with notoriously inaccurate Google Maps directions.
South Park has seen a lot of new high-rises pop up over the last 20 years, but one developer is committed to parking lots. So committed that they just spent $30 million dollars to buy a site for a new one. (Or will they flip it?)
LA is considering a project to collect information on parking regulations, signs, and curb paint throughout the city and create a database of the information that could eventually be turned into an app.
Metro will begin charging at its parking lots starting with three brand new Expo Line stations in May. The first phase of the pilot, approved by Metro's Planning and Programming Committee, should be expanded to nine stations by late this year.