LAPD considers scaling back controversial jaywalking tickets

A recent crackdown on pedestrians in downtown Los Angeles has spurred protest by activists. City Council members are considering changing enforcement policy.

Source: www.scpr.org

A recent spate of ticketing pedestrians in downtown Los Angeles has lead to an uproar among community activist who promote walking and biking.  Under California law, a pedestrian has the right of way in any crosswalk but, also has a duty to not enter the crosswalk unless and until it is safe to do so.

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