Today’s Headlines

  • Dr. Alex Thompson explains what the bike plan is and why it matters. (Westside Bikeside)
  • Yes, cyclists have to signal, but not if it risks their safety. (Road Rights) via (Bicycling)
  • Venice’s bike coop goes begging for a coffeemaker. (Bikerowave)
  • SoCal cyclists remember Joseph Novotny with a Ride of Silence. (The Signal)
  • Missouri DOT offers time-lapse video showing why roads deteriorate – and what they cost to maintain. (Infrastructurist)
  • New Zealand cyclists call for an end to cyclist-bashing. (Voxy)
  • L.A. hometown tourists take a spin down Mullholland Drive. (Travelin’ Local)
  • The Cyclists’ Bill of Rights receives near unanimous approval from the Neighborhood Council Action Summit. (SoapBoxLA)
  • Burbank’s new bike master plan threatens to put L.A.’s plan to shame. (LACBC)
  • An Altadena elementary school actually encourages its students to walk – yes, walk! – to class. (Pasadena Star News) via (AltadenaBlog)
  • Yet more public meetings about public transit; this time rail from Downtown to Long Beach via LAX and the Southbay, (LAist)
  • A judge expunges Mel Gibson’s DUI conviction; his reputation is another matter. (Times)
  • An elderly Montebello woman and her dog killed by a hit-and-run driver. (Times)
  • Today’s headlines by Ted Rogers! Great stuff – this is a perfect job for you.

  • Evan

    That Harbor Subdivision Transit Corridor could be the most important transit project in SoCal, I think. I know the Subway to the Sea is sexy and gets a lot of attention because it’s the Westside, but the South Bay is really underserved by transit, and linking Torrance, Carson, Wilmington, San Pedro to the Blue Line and the Green Line could go a long way in creating a good rail network.


Will We See the New Bike Master Plan in April?

Marked up map from Bike Master Plan Meeting in February 2008. The circle is around where Lincoln Blvd. and I-90 meet. Photo: Franz via Westside BikeSIDE Over the weekend, at the Bike Summit, one question I was asked over and over again why we haven’t seen the newest draft of the city’s Bike Master Plan, […]

A Broad Section of Cyclists Descend on City Hall, LAPD No-Shows

Post meeting, the Ridazz headed over to check out the Lakers Outgoing Transportation Committee Chair Wendy Greuel held what was supposed to be her swan song to the bicycling community at an almost-all-bikes Transportation Committee meeting earlier today.  It’s true, there were some low points, such as only Councilman Bill Rosendahl joining Greuel on the […]

If L.A. Is Going to Invest in Bike Lanes, Then Do It Right!

Bike Lanes are a deterrent for me to ride in and I oftentimes cringe when I hear people blindly supporting them without asking for enhanced safety standards and regulations. So when the LA Draft Bike Plan proposes Bike Lanes and Paths all over the city without taking into consideration what the people want, it upsets […]