Tomorrow’s All Bike Transportation Committee: Canceled!

For anyone planning to pedal to City Hall for tomorrow’s "All-Bike" city council meeting, I just received email notice that it has been canceled.  I’ll have more on this later, but wanted to make sure nobody made plans this evening on old news.

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Streetsblog Talks Bike Share on KCRW 7pm Tonight

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Streetsblog writer Joe Linton appears on KCRW’s Which Way L.A. tonight at 7p.m. Host Warren Olney interviews Linton and city of Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait about bike share programs. Metro is currently receiving bids for a 1000-bike downtown Los Angeles bike share system billed as a 2-year pilot. If all goes as expected, bikes will […]

Vancouver, Canada: A City on Bikes with Lessons for Los Angeles

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(In advance of tomorrow night’s presentation with Modacity about the bicycling culture of Vancouver and what L.A. can learn; we asked Streetsblog contributor Roger Rudick to write about his recent trip to Vancouver.  For more information about tomorrow’s event, click here.- DN) Ten years ago, Jeff Leigh, a businessman and engineer, lived in the suburbs, […]

Bike Summit Now a Four-Day Affair

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(editor’s note: I just wanted to give everyone a head’s up that in order to both cover and participate in all of the Bike Summit events over the next four days, posting may end up being somewhat less regular than you’ve grown used to.  Rest assured, this is temporary, and we’ll be back to normal […]

Psyco de Mayo, Super Luna Ride

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Cinco de Mayo is often celebrated in bars, with people donning red, green and white apparel, and drinking tequila. While people miss out the meaning of Cinco de Mayo – the Battle of Puebla anyone?- the best party this Cinco de Mayo can be found tomorrow night on a bike, and looking up at the […]

Updating the Bike Plan: Well, How Did I Get Here?

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The city of Los Angeles is updating its Bicycle Plan. The city staff report (p.20) states that this plan will “springboard the city of Los Angeles into the forefront of bicycle planning and establish the steps needed to ensure that Los Angeles become a world-class city for bicycling.” That’s an actual quote. Really. Perhaps it’s some sort of […]

Bike Hubs? Walkable Orange Line? What’s Your Favorite Planned Transportation Project? CRA Vote Could Help Determine Its Future

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Regardless of one’s feelings on the dissolution of Community Redevelopment Agencies mandated by Governor Jerry Brown, there are some important transportation projects left hanging by a thread in Los Angeles by the sudden departure of one of the city’s largest grant receiving agencies.  Tomorrow, the CRA’s Governing Board will vote on the fate of many […]