Assemblymember Miguel Santiago and Councilmember Jose Huizar to Demonstrate Issues with CA Pedestrian Crosswalk Countdown Law

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) will join Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar (CD-14) and others for a joint press conference and demonstration to discuss the importance of changes needed to California’s Pedestrian Crosswalk Countdown law. Assemblymember Santiago’s AB 390 authorizes a pedestrian facing a “countdown” signal to proceed across the intersection if there is sufficient time left on the countdown clock to reasonably complete the crossing safely.

WHAT: Press Conference & Demonstration

WHO: Attendees to include:

  • The Honorable Miguel Santiago, California State Assembly, 53rd District
  • The Honorable Jose Huizar, Los Angeles City Council, 14th District
  • Deborah Murphy, LA Walks
  • Others

WHEN: Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 1:30-2:30pm

WHERE: The Corner of 3rd & Hill Streets
Downtown Los Angeles (90012)

CONTACT: Lizeth Zardeneta, Field Representative
Office: (213) 620-4646,

Assemblymember Miguel Santiago is the Chair of the Assembly’s Communications and Conveyance Committee and a member of the California Latino Legislative Caucus. He represents the 53rd District composed of the cities of Los Angeles, Huntington Park, and Vernon.