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Enhancing the LAX Pedestrian Experience

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), like a number of larger and older airports in the country, was not originally designed for the pedestrian experience – whether it’s a visitor or one of the thousands of employees who keep people and goods moving. Today, pedestrians find it simply challenging to navigate around the airport. That’s why the City Planning Department and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) are working to address these issues through a variety of planning and infrastructure efforts. As we try to create more sustainable and resilient communities, we look at ways to become more transit dependent to get around. Some would say that this future starts at LAX. The City has invested billions of dollars to modernize the airport. In fact, the City Council just approved a people mover. Thanks to Metro, more Angelenos will also soon have a direct connection to LAX through the Crenshaw Line, which will connect our southern Los Angeles neighborhoods to Inglewood and the airport. The…