Eric Garcetti

Does the Hollywood sign need an electric shuttle, an aerial tram — or a second sign?

Does the Hollywood sign need an electric shuttle, an aerial tram — or a second sign?

How do you solve a problem like the Hollywood sign?

The iconic sign, a perpetual lure for tourists seeking the perfect snapshot, has become a frustration for Hollywood Hills neighbors who complain that a crush of visitors has clogged their residential streets. Aggravation over the crowds has been a simmering issue in political campaigns and even spurred battles in court.

Now Los Angeles officials have turned to an outside consultant to try to quell traffic, improve safety and better manage the crowds heading to the Hollywood sign.

In a newly released

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