Los Angeles is infamous for its traffic.

In fact, it consistently tops the list of American cities with the worst traffic.

LA’s car congestion has even been parodied on the recurring “Saturday Night Live” skit “The Californians,” where cast members offer up ridiculously long directions.

Of course, when you’re trying to get to that studio meeting or screening, the last thing you want to be is stuck in gridlock.

Variety’s Hollywood New Leaders share their shortcut secrets to get around town and be on time, and even tricks at the airport.