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405 Carmageddon

Eegads, Bad News For LA Traffic

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 06.26.2013 | Los Angeles

The massive 405 Freeway widening project through the Sepulveda Pass is 12 months behind schedule and over budget by at least $75 million, transportati...

WATCH: Did Carmageddon Create A Baby Boom?

Posted 04.10.2012 | Los Angeles

It looks like there could be an increase in babies being born this month, roughly nine months after Carmageddon, according to NBC. In an interview ...

PHOTOS: Eerily Empty Los Angeles Streets

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 09.15.2011 | Los Angeles

Encouraged by consistent reports of light traffic, Huffpost LA traveled west on Sunset Boulevard this morning to catch a glimpse of the empty 10-mile ...

Matt Sledge

'Carmageddon' Could Curb Carbon Dioxide Emissions -- Or Cause Them To Climb

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles

On an average July weekend, 500,000 cars drive on I-405 in the Sepulveda Pass. But this is no average weekend: "Carmageddon" has descended on Los Ange...

Los Angeles Hospitals Brace For Carmageddon

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living

With Los Angeles bracing itself for 'Carmageddon' -- an unprecedented 53-hour shutdown of a 10-mile stretch of one of the city's (and the country's!) ...

Stay Home, Have Fun: Carmageddon Survival Guide In LA

| Katie Bain | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

The signs, you’ve seen them. “405 Closing July 16 - 17. Expect Big Delay.” Well, we’ve been expecting it for months now, and this weekend, it...

40.5 Things to Do in L.A. Without Your Car

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

With the 405 shutting down, I find myself excited for my upcoming Westside staycation. City officials may encourage us to leave, but this list of the amazing things we can do locally illustrates just how great being a Westsider is.

Doug's Dozen: 12 Routes From Westwood to the Valley for Carmageddon

Doug Molitor | Posted 09.12.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Invent time machine, go back to 1966, drive 405 north to Valley. Invest in real estate, wait 45 years.

Carmageddon Is Coming! Advice For Locals And Visitors

One For The Table | Posted 09.11.2011 | Los Angeles
One For The Table

If you have to be anywhere in the vicinity of LAX, my prayers are with you, but I don't think even God will be able to help you.

Debt Ceiling 101: The 5 Things You Should Know

Bennet Kelley | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business
Bennet Kelley

While Los Angeles braces for the upcoming Carmageddon, the sense of horror felt over not being able to use 10 miles of freeway for a weekend is amplif...

WATCH: 405 Closure Gets The 'Hitler Rant' Treatment

Posted 09.10.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend's 405 freeway closure gets the "Hitler Rant" treatment from the film "Downfall." The führer screams about everything from smug Downt...

Carmageddon Update: 26 Additional Bus Lines Will Be Free Of Charge

Mar Vista, CA Patch | Posted 09.05.2011 | Los Angeles

In addition to providing free rides on the Metro Orange, Red and Purple Lines, The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) an...

Carmageddon Wedding Still On Track

Mar Vista, CA Patch | Devin Kelly | Posted 08.28.2011 | Los Angeles

A year ago, a young Marina del Rey couple picked the seemingly innocuous date of July 17, 2011, for their wedding in Bel-Air. Then came the unthink...