Municipal Facility Tour: City of Los Angeles DOT & County Metro Transportation
City of Los Angeles DOT & County Metro Transportation
Visit the iconic Los Angeles landmark that is now a vibrant symbol of downtown renaissance. Union Station is now more than a vibrant transportation hub in the heart of Los Angeles. It’s a cultural hub connecting an infinitely varied and wonderful elements of one of the world’s greatest cities and with numerous transportation options, including Amtrak, commuter rail, heavy-rail and light-rail, Greyhound, bike share, bike hub to name a few.
From there, you’ll take a walk through a historical part of the city to see the Automated Traffic Surveillance and Control System (ATSAC). ATSAC is the brain of the Los Angeles street network. Providing live data from 4,600 signalized intersections via approximately 650 closed circuit cameras at the busiest locations and 25,000 vehicle detectors, LADOT engineers use ATSAC to optimize traffic flow and reduce congestion. You are invited to get a first-hand look of how LADOT improves vehicle flow, reduces travel time by more than 10%, and increases speeds during peak commute. In addition to improving traffic flows, ATSAC provides valuable information on travel speeds and traffic volumes that are used for planning and project development.
Schedule:Date: Sunday, June 9
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Max Capacity: 25 people
12:15 p.m. - Meet at Anaheim Convention Center Transit Plaza (Level 1)
12:30 p.m. - Buses depart from Anaheim Convention Center and Tour begins
3:45 p.m. - Buses return to the Anaheim Convention Center
Tours are a first come, first served basis and have limited seating.
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