Vision Zero NA18177ti

September 14, 2018

WHAT: Press Conference

WHEN: Monday, September 17, 2018 11 a.m.

WHERE: Van Nuys and Nordhoff Los Angeles, CA 91331

WHO: City Councilmember Nury Martinez, Council District 6 LAPD Commander Martin Baeza, Traffic Group LAPD Captain Peter Casey, Commanding Officer, Valley Traffic Division LAPD Captain Natalie Cortez, Commanding Officer, Mission Area LAPD Captain Billy Broakway, Commanding Officer, Van Nuys Area LAPD Captain Donald Graham, Commanding Officer, North Hollywood Area LAPD Motor Officers

WHY: -We have had a series of pedestrian fatalities in the valley. -Distracted traffic and Pedestrian related deaths are a major problem for the city. -We will talk about our Vision Zero initiative. -We will provide safety tips for the traveling public, bicyclists and pedestrians to ensure people make it from point a to point b alive.

CONTACT: For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Division at (213) 486-5910.