Los Angeles leaders planned to spend $27 million on sidewalk repairs this budget year -- much more than the year before. But so far, more than halfway through the fiscal year, the city has yet to spend any of it.
Confronting a sidewalk repair backlog estimated at $1.5 billion -- and worried that the bill keeps growing -- Los Angeles officials are weighing a plan to document each of its battered, broken and buckled sidewalks.
As Los Angeles increases spending to begin addressing a massive backlog of sidewalk repairs, a city councilman is proposing new measures to decide which sidewalks to target first and help homeowners fix broken walkways.
Los Angeles plans to spend nearly $1.4 billion over the next 30 years to repair its immense network of more than 10,000 miles of sidewalks. However, city officials do not know how many miles need repair, where all the damage is loca...
Los Angeles lawmakers gave the green light Friday to spend $10 million to repair broken sidewalks next to parks, libraries and other city facilities.