Streetsblog and Streetfilms Will Be at the Bike Summit, Will You?

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In just over 10 days, Los Angeles will hold its first Bike Summit on Satuday, March 7 at Los Angeles Trade-Tech College.  If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so by clicking here.

For those of you that don’t know what the Bike Summit it is an all day gathering of cyclists from around the city, both activists and those who just ride, to try and build a common agenda and common

Streetsblog will be taking part in the summit by being part of two different panels.  First we’ll be showing a series of Streetfilms taken around the country to help create a vision of what Los Angeles could be by showing the range of what is possible.  We’ll also be moderating a panel with other online activists including Green LA Girl, Road Block and the designer of the BikeXDataBase site.

But the fun doesn’t begin or end on Saturday the seventh.  While the bulk of the summit events are going to be on Saturday, the summit is an all-weekend event.  On Friday night, the Summit is sponsoring a Root Down Ride Around which will be a tour through the past of LA bike advocacy.  The day after the summit, the Eco-Village will be hosting a series of informal discussion groups to build on what was discussed on Saturday.

Photo: DigableSoul

  • I’d like to come … any tips on the best way to get there without a car? Looks like the Blue Line drops off nearby and allows bikes, but is it practical?

  • Get thee downtown, ride S. on Flower on a bike. You’ll be there in a few minutes.

    There are TONS of buses that serve this place. Many, many tons.

  • The Blue Line drops you off right at Trade Tech College. I think it’s the Washington stop.

    Browne

  • We selected the location to be very transit-accessible. There are more than 50 Metro bus and rail lines within a mile of the college:
    see http://www.lattc.edu/lattc/public_trans.htm

    The Metro Blue Line light rail (which goes from Long Beach to downtown LA) GRAND STATION is right across the street from LA Trade Tech.

  • There’s also a PARTY for bike summit attendees – Saturday night 9pm at LA Eco-Village!

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