Riders Head to City Hall – Live Tweeting the Chief Beck Town Hall with Cyclists

About forty cyclists took part in the rally and bike ride to city hall in support of Ed Magos, the cyclist maimed in a hit and run Downtown by a Porsche Cayene last month. After a brief rally, the group headed down to City Hall to take part in the City Council Transportation Committee featuring a "Town Hall" format with LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.

After the cyclists took off, I had a chance to talk with Katie Magos about how her husband and family are holding up as Ed recovers.  Our brief chat can be seen above.  As soon as YouTube processes the video, we’ll also provide a video of LACBC’s rally speech to cyclists before they headed downtown and can view our small Flickr set from the rally, here.

As for Streetsblog’s coverage of the meeting, I’m live tweeting the meeting at http://twitter.com/lastreetsblog and we’ll have full coverage tomorrow.  Or, if you’re able, you can view video of the meeting at the City Clerk’s website.

  • That was pretty cool of her to come out and offer a few words–seeing that her husband was at work and still not feeling well enough to bike.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

City Council Unanimously Passes Anti-Harassment Ordinance

|
When Streetsblog first began publishing in Los Angeles, there would be Transportation Committee hearings where I was literally the only-person in the room that wasn’t either city staff or a lobbyist.  The scene at City Hall couldn’t be more different these days as advocates for cyclists rights and infrastructure are a common site in the […]

Rosendahl’s Mandeville Road Bike Issues Canceled!

|
MONDAY’S PUBLIC FORUM ON CYCLING ON MANDEVILLE CANYON ROAD IS CANCELLED Rosendahl to Form Task Force of Residents, Cyclists and City Staff   LOS ANGELES – In response to escalating tensions over a July 4 incident that sent two cyclists to the hospital, Councilmember Bill Rosendahl is replacing a public Town Hall meeting with a […]