Recent Headlines: Bike Summit Edition

Screen_shot_2010_08_17_at_5.40.23_PM.pngThe Mayor has his own Flickr set from Monday’s Summit.

  • Mayor Pushes CicLAvia, "Watch the Road" and Helmets (HuffPo)
  • Mayor Holds Bike Summit (Daily News)
  • UK Guardian’s Bike Blog Suggests Mayor’s Crash an Act of God.
  • Mayor Meets with Cyclists, World Doesn’t End (Biking in LA)
  • Bike Summit Receives "Wait and See" from Cyclists (The Source)
  • Bike Summit Leaves Many Cyclists Skeptical (Neon Tommy)
  • Villaraigosa Jeered Over Helmet Comments (KPCC)
  • And Don’t Forget the Bike Valet! (Bruin Planner)
  • Obama Takes a Jab at Mayor at Fundraiser (NBC4)
  • Gary Rides Bikes Predicts the Summit in a 2009 April Fool’s Joke

P.S. – Everyone knows that Joe wrote yesterday’s story, right?  Good.


Helmets Ready! Mayor Hosts First Bike Summit

Former Mayor Richard Riordan presents training wheels to the wounded Mayor. For more pics from the conference, visist Gary Rides Bikes’ Flickr Page Despite the Monday 9am hour and the picture perfect weather, a standing-room only crowd assembled in the Metro Board Room for city of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s first Bike Summit.  Alongside Mayor Villaraigosa […]

LACBC, Midnight Ridazz, the Mayor and a Press Conference!

Mayor Villaraigosa, in partnership with LACBC and Midnight, will be announcing the winner of the bike safety slogan contest and unveil the the much anticipated Bicycle Awareness & Safety Campaign poster designed by Geoff McFetridge at a press event on Tuesday, August 24th at 10 am. Come and be part of the celebration as […]

Boston Rising: Boston Bikes’ Nicole Freedman

The Boston metro area has always had plenty of cyclists.  But other than some fantastic greenways like the Minuteman Trail, riding along the Charles, and some ahead-of-its-time traffic calming & bike lanes in Cambridge, cyclists have had very little to crow about.  In fact, it wasn’t uncommon to hear murmurs that Boston was the worst […]

Recent Headlines

Look for details on how Streetsblog will celebrate Park(ing) Day two weeks from today! Labor Rally for 30/10 Brings Out Boxer, Mayor, Union Leaders (LAist, LAT) But It Really Screwed Up Traffic (LAist) Don’t Forget: Our Newest Bike Advocate Has a Bike Summit This Morning (AP)  Don’t Miss Joe Linton’s Review of New Valley Bike […]