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LAND BANK CORPORATION

A subsidiary of the MTA which reserves land and financial commitment for future transportation projects.

LAND USE

The purpose for which land or the structure on land is being used, for example, residential, commercial, light industry. (TRB)

LAND USE MODEL

A model used to predict the future spatial allocation of urban activities (land use), given total regional growth, the future transportation system, and other factors. (TRB)

LANE

A portion of a street or highway, usually indicated by pavement markings, that is intended for one line of vehicles. (TRB)

LANE, PRIORITY

A highway or street lane reserved (generally during specified hours) for one more specified categories of vehicles, for example, buses, carpool, vanpools. (TRB)

LANE, RAMP METER BYPASS

A form of preferential treatment in which a bypass lane on metered freeway on-ramps is provided for the exclusive use of high-occupancy vehicles. (TRB)

LANI

Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative – a non-profit corporation established by the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office to improve transportation services, revitalize public spaces, and promote small business in Los Angeles neighborhoods.