There’s one place in the world closest in resemblance to the gates of hell: The 405 freeway on a Friday night. L.A. Traffic is getting insane and is now reaching a point of absolute ridiculousness. It’s common knowledge for anyone that’s lived in southern California for more than a month not to go anywhere near the 405 freeway after 5pm on ANY day of the week. But it’s not just the overcrowded freeways in L.A. that are becoming the problem.
When it takes you 35 minutes to travel 3 miles, you know things are getting bad. I’m not gonna go into some rant about how overpopulated Los Angeles has become in more recent decades (especially being a transplant myself). But I will say this: NOT EVERYONE IN L.A. NEEDS A FUCKING CAR! Honestly half the time I think it’s not the traffic that’s getting worse, it’s the drivers! All it takes is one asshole slamming into the center divider to completely stop the 10 freeway. Imagine thousands of stupid assholes driving around not paying attention. Welcome to Los Angeles.
Parking lots are not obstacles that need to be negotiated. If you can’t parallel park a car, you shouldn’t own one. You can make a right turn if the light is red, moron. Need I go on? Too many people in L.A. don’t know how to safely drive a car, even though it’s something they’ve done countless times for countless hours. Combine that with an outdated system of roads that clog up with any kind of construction or disruption and you get the L.A. driving experience we all love.
If you’re thinking about living in L.A. please! Come to the city, enjoy it and seek whatever career or happiness you want… Just leave your fucking car in Kansas when you do, Dorothy!