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|New Traffic Light For CSUN|
|Written by San Fernando Valley Sun|
|Thursday, 22 August 2013 07:20|
The intersection of Reseda Boulevard and Dearborn Street, near the campus of Cal State Northridge, became a little safer because of new traffic signal lights\The lights, brought about the efforts of LAPD, CSUN police, the Los Angeles Department of Traffic and L.A. City Councilmember Mitchell Englander, were activated on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The approval for the signal's location came two years ago.
"The entire corridor of Reseda Boulevard, near CSUN, has very heavy car, pedestrian and bicycle traffic," Englander said at the activation ceremonies. "Traffic safety has always been a serious concern for us, LAPD, CSUN students and faculty, and the surrounding community."
According to LAPD statistics, 42 collisions involving pedestrians have been reported at the intersection during the past five years. Nineteen of those 41 collisions were hit-and-run incidents.
In addition, the statistical date noted within the past two years there have been 10 misdemeanor hit-and-run accidents with minimal injury, two felony hit-and-run accidents, and one felony DUI.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 22 August 2013 07:23|