Metro Kicks Off Bike to Work Week

City of Los Angeles Councilmember
and Metro Board member José Huizar will welcome the Simpsons characters to the
Olvera Street Kiosk when they arrive in a Metro Bus to tune up their bikes and
kick off Bike to Work Week celebrations in Los Angeles County, which Metro and
its partners, the Los Angeles City Department of Transportation (LADOT) and the
Los Angeles County Bike Coalition (LACBC) will promote from Monday, May 11 to
Friday, May 15 with bike rides, bike pit stops, prizes, free rides on public
transit and lots of giveaways.

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Bike Week Kick Off

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Metro and its partners, the Los Angeles County Bike Coalition, and LA City Department of Transportation, are promoting Bike to Work Week/Day with a celebrity bike pit stop, prizes, free rides and bike and health related booths. Those who pledge online at www.metro.net/biketowork in advance of bike to work week may win a folding bike. […]

L.A./Metro – Bike to Work Kick Off

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Deputy CEO Paul Taylor, Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) General Manager Jaime De La Vega and representatives from the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, C.I.C.L.E, Good Samaritan Hospital, USC and Safe Moves will announce a series of events aimed at getting more Angelinos to bicycle to work, school […]

Taking a Look at Bike to Work Week

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Photo of Wednesdays Tour of the Downtown: Gary Leonard/Metro Some people think that Bike to Work Day and Bike to Work Week are cop-outs.  I’ve heard and read a couple of notable cyclists that complain that governments roll out the red carpet for cyclists one week per year to try and make up for the […]

Bike Week 2014 Kick-Off, LACBC Reports Bike Counts Are Up

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Los Angeles’ Bike Week 2014 kicked off at a press event this morning at Union Station. Metro Deputy Chief Executive Officer Lindy Lee welcomed assembled cyclists and media. Lee expressed enthusiasm about Los Angeles’ bikeway facilities, now with “more miles than ever before.” She invited cyclists to take advantage of free rides on Metro bus and […]

This BIKE WEEK In Livable Streets #BikeWeekLA

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Be Traffic! The good kind, though, because it’s Bike Week. It’s that fresh springtime week when some entities that do very little for bikes most of the time talk about how much they do for bikes, while finalizing their budgets that contain nearly nothing for bikes. Smile for the camera! It’s also a good time […]

Metro Bike-Share Opens July 7, Mobility Advocates Team up for Equity

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Southern California’s largest bike-share system, Metro Bike Share, debuts next week! Metro Bike Share will feature 1,000+ bicycles at 65+ docking stations in downtown Los Angeles. Starting July 7, Metro Bike Share will only be available to pass holders who sign up in advance. On August 1, the bike-share system will open to walk-up customers. The system is […]