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2751 Fletcher Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90039
United States

(323) 379-2413


This page is dedicated to providing information about the City’s ongoing efforts to implement pedestrian/bicycle safety improvements and vehicular traffic lane reduction to Atwater's section of Fletcher Drive.

LADOT design plans for traffic lane reduction on Fletcher Drive

Luis Lopez


The City’s Department of Transportation (LADOT) is presently considering two alternative design plans to bring pedestrian/bicycle safety improvements to Atwater's section of Fletcher Drive; between San Fernando Road and the 5 Interstate Freeway. Both plans include a "road diet" or vehicular traffic lane reduction.

LADOT developed the plans without any community input, the plans are:

Alternative 1 – This includes an “off-peak lane configuration” in which vehicular traffic lanes would alternate from 2 to 1 throughout the day depending on “high peak” or “low peak” traffic flow. During “high peak” 2 traffic lanes would be available for vehicle use while prohibiting all on-street parking.  Alternatively, during “low peak” only 1 traffic lane would be available for vehicle use and on-street parking will be allowed.

Alternative 2 -  This includes a permanent traffic lane reduction from the current 2 lanes to 1. It also includes a dedicated bike lane and on-street parking.

Currently, there is no 3rd design plan and it is unknown whether LADOT will develop a new plan based on direct community input.


LADOT is holding a community meeting in Glassell Park to discuss design plans and hear from the community. 

What: Fletcher Drive – “Vision Zero” Meeting
When: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 –6pm to
Where: Goodwill Community Enrichment Center, 3150 N. San Fernando Rd (Blair Pence Room)