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8.Santa Monica

 8. Road Diets” and “Bike Safety” lanes are being implemented with a callous disregard for actual safety.

Funds are being obtained from LA County and state organization grants specifically to restrict car access, which is the only fully-inclusive transportation mode in the city.


Review entire approach and approval requirements for “road diet” policies.   Mid-road concrete curbs, curb extensions and related changes are not matched to the actual safety risks being used as justification[a] while they increase risks to both drivers as they enter or exit their vehicles and to residents as traffic diverts from main thoroughfares to more residential areas. 

[a] Based on a 10 year sample of CHP Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) data for Wilshire Blvd. for 01-01-2011 to 12-31-2022

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