10 boring things we need to change

A typical residential street in L.A. where the curb goes in and out depending on when housing was built.
Hauser could be a great north/south street, but because of center turn lanes, doesn’t have room for bike lanes.
A before/after rendering by Streets For All showing what West Adams could look like with more trees instead of more parking.
A typical peak hour parking restriction sign in Los Angeles.
A sample of LADOT’s guidelines when determining if a 4-way stop sign is justified, largely based on vehicle volume and speed.
A paragraph from LADOT’s rejection letter of scramble crosswalks.
The bike/ped only signal at Rosewood/La Brea, where the wait time can be up to 2 minutes.
What became possible with 2' less per lane on Lincoln Bl.
Sepulveda Bl in Westchester, near LAX. All these mature ficus trees were replaced with a scorching hot shadeless sidewalk and bike lane, and new trees that will never provide real shade.
Six ficus trees on Crescent Heights near Sunset that are about to be removed to fix the sidewalk.

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