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City of L.A. Faces 2 Lawsuits Over Traffic Lane Reductions in Playa del Rey

Councilman’s ‘One Lane Madness’ in Playa del Rey
‘Traffic-Calming’ Plan to Narrow Lanes in Playa del Rey Prompts Protest, Petition (Credit: Christian K. (Credit: Christian K. And some irate commuters launched a fundraiser to recall Westside Councilman Mike Bonin. A condo association sued. Drivers frustrated by long delays on their usual routes flooded City Hall with calls. Lee / Los Angeles Times)

When Los Angeles officials removed traffic lanes on four streets in Playa del Rey earlier this summer, a wave of outrage swept through the Westside and the South Bay. Lee / Los Angeles Times)

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City of L.A. Now, the newly narrow streets are facing their second legal challenge. Traffic backs up on a recent weekday in Playa del Rey. 33.956419
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South Bay Commuters Irate Over L.A. Read the full story on LATimes.com. Faces 2 Lawsuits Over Traffic Lane Reductions in Playa del Rey

Traffic backs up on a recent weekday in Playa del Rey. A group of Playa del Rey and Manhattan Beach residents sued the city of Los Angeles on Thursday, alleging that transportation officials broke state law by removing traffic lanes on Vista del Mar, Pershing Drive and Culver and Jefferson boulevards without conducting a thorough environmental review.