Transportation and Parking
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation manages a transportation system that is used daily by residents of the City, regional commuters and tourists. In addition to Department of Transportation services, the City operates the bustling Los Angeles World Airports system and the Port of Los Angeles.
The City of Los Angeles has 6,500 miles of public streets. Drivers traverse through the City and pass through 4,398 traffic signals. These signals are operated by the Department’s centralized traffic control center.
Riders board the Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s fleet of 351 buses more than 24.3 million times per year. The City's buses are utilized by riders 82,403 times daily. City transit programs service small sections of neighborhoods, long-distance commutes and are even available in direct, door-to-door service for seniors and persons with disabilities.
The City of Los Angeles provides parking at 38,011 metered-spaces. Approximately $49 million in revenue is collected from the metered-spaces each year.
The City also maintains a parking enforcement program to ensure traffic moves efficiently through the City. Parking enforcement officers issue approximately 2.6 million citations under the LADOT program, generating over $153 million per year in revenue.