Just a quick thought before I turn it over. It amazes me that CicLAvia is so big that I miss seeing so many of my friends and Streetsblog personalities that I know were out there. Hope everyone had a safe day on the streets!
I started writing four different guides for CicLAvia VIII this week. One focused on the growth of the event from the inaugural 10/10/10 CicLAvia, one was on WalkLAvia padding through Boyle Heights, one was an event roundup for happenings throughout the day, and another was about city politics entitled “We Need Another CicLAvia Turnaround.” In […]
Romel Pascual is the Executive Director of CicLAvia. If you’re reading Streetsblog L.A., you probably know that the non-profit CicLAvia collaborates with cities to host open streets events throughout Southern California. Pascual and his crew are gearing up for the next CicLAvia event, their Iconic Wilshire Boulevard route, coming up on Sunday August 14. The […]
One of the sure signs that CicLAvia, L.A.’s bi-annual car-free party that just announced a new route for its October incarnation, is becoming more and more mainstream is that city leaders now embrace the event not just as a great time; but as proof that Los Angeles can change. After CicLAvia I on October 10, […]
I am looking forward to this weekend. My 2-year old daughter Maeve and I will be attending the opening festivities for the Metro Gold Line tomorrow, and we’ll be heading up to the northern San Fernando Valley for CicLAvia on Sunday. If I were transportation investment king, I would not have prioritized building the Gold […]
View more videos at: http://www.nbclosangeles.com. There’s been so much written, and so much excitement, for the first CicLAvia of 2011, that it’s hard to know where to start to write a preview at this point. Fortunately, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition has already put together a list of links to everything you could want […]
CicLAvia was amazing last Sunday. When you think that less than a year ago it wasn’t certain Los Angeles would every have an open street festival and now we’re having over 100,000 people take to the streets, it’s double-amazing. But if there’s one thing that kept the day from being perfect, it’s that some people […]