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Old 03-16-2010, 06:15 PM
 
Location: West LA
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Please read the following article at CurbedLA...

Curbed LA: Questionable Decisions: Very Big Traffic Signs Erected in Echo Park

I can't believe a project like this was approved given the current state of our local economy. They don't have the money to fill potholes, but they somehow find the funds to do this? The politician(s) that approved this should be held accountable...
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Old 03-16-2010, 06:23 PM
 
Location: West LA
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More info can be found on The Eastsider LA Blog...

The Eastsider LA: Signs of bad traffic loom over Echo Park

"But it's not clear what better decisions Dodger fans will be able to make in game day traffic since both message signs - which will be topped by the words "Echo Park" - stand only about three blocks away from the stadium gate off Sunset Boulevard. At that point, the only option for Dodger fans is to head into residential side streets."

I hope this gets into the LAT and nightly news so people are more aware of it.
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Old 03-16-2010, 06:33 PM
 
Location: South Bay
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i always thought the "baseball" stadium signs along sunset were sufficient. who knows, maybe mccourt is paying for this or the city has some extra funds laying around that must be used for signage.
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