Today’s Headlines

Featured Headline: So There Was This Bike Thing Yesterday Called CicLAvia.  The Times followed a rolling family reunion.   ABC7 estimated 130,000 participants, up 30k from 10/10/10.  The AP notes that bikes and protesters mix well.  Neon Tommy contrasts CicLAvia with the Governor’s refusal to Give Us 3.  The Daily News wants it to come to the Valley (I do too…).  Forbes has a picture of Stephen Villavaso using Mojito’s hula-hoop.
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

Join us this Thursday at 8 for a night of Streetfilms at the Echo Park Film Center. (Facebook, LASB Calendar)

We’re going to keep it a little light today, national holiday and all. Hope everyone had a blast at CicLAvia and enjoys the Storify story and our photo coverage. See you all at the next CicLAvia, 4/15/12.

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Chinatown HUB of CicLAvia Endangered So Dodgers Can Have More Traffic? (Flying Pigeon) CicLAvia: More Info Coming Tonight, HUB Is Not Closed Brown Signs Legislation OK’ing Licenses for Undocumented Drivers (KPCC, Daily News) The Times Touches the Third Rail: Asks if Cyclists Should Be Exempt from STOP Signs (LAT) SaMo Looking at Advertising Model for […]

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Featured Headline: Just in time for CicLAvia, Metrolink upgraded its bike car fleet from 2 cars to 10 cars.  KPCC reports that the new bike cars will hold “at least” 18 bikes.  Longtime reader Tiffany Kay rode Metrolink into Downtown Los Angeles from Buena Park Station in Orange County and she stopped counting the bikes […]

CicLAvia XIX ‘Heart of Los Angeles’ – Open Thread

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The 19th iteration of L.A.’s popular open streets festival, CicLAvia, touched down yesterday in central Los Angeles. The “Heart of Los Angeles” route included Boyle Heights, the downtown Arts District, Little Tokyo, Civic Center, Chinatown, historic Broadway, Central City West, and MacArthur Park. The weather was perfect for bicycling and walking: cool and cloudy, with […]

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Another Times Ed Board Member Takes Time to Try LA By Bike at CicLAvia (LAT) Same Writer Notes that the Spring Street Bike Lane Ready for Its “Road Test” (LAT) KTLA Reporter Wonders Where All the CicLAvia Participants Parked (Observed) State Reaches Deal for Cleaner Vernon Battery Recycling Plant (LAT) What Do Steve Hymon and […]