The best-selling block of Venice Street in Los Angeles

LADOT issues nearly 2,300 citations on 1600 Irving Court in Venice

By Sam Catanzaro

One block from Venice was the highest-paying street in Los Angeles, according to a recent parking enforcement analysis.

the Los Angeles Times last month published an analysis parking ticket data published by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT). According to the Times, the most ticketed block in the city is 1600 Irving Court in Venice, where LADOT has issued nearly 2,300 parking tickets.

1600 Irving Court, just off Abbot Kinney Boulevard, is a driveway containing dozens of parking meters. It was also the best-selling block in Los Angeles in 2019.

the Time An analysis found that in 2021, 86% of citations written by LADOT at 1600 Irving Court were for expired meters, an offense punishable by a $73 fine.

The second most ticketed block in Los Angeles was Mulholland Drive in the Hollywood Hills, with LADOT handing out most tickets there for stop and stand violations. Overall, Hollywood was the top-selling neighborhood in Los Angeles, with 22.5% of the city’s listings for the year.

Citywide, LADOT posted 1.3 million citations through the end of October. In 2020, the agency distributed 1.4 throughout the year, down from 1.9 million in 2019. The decline in 2020 was primarily due to the city suspending sweep citations streets as a result of the pandemic.

In 2021, the biggest contributor to parking citations was street sweeping violations that carry a $73 fine, with LADOT issuing 397,000 such tickets. Expired counters came in as the second most reported violation, with over 200,000 citations.

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