Featured Headline: The Beverly Hills ad-hoc Bike Plan Update Committee will meet with bike advocates tonight. The city last met with the advocates at the end of August, where specific commitments were made to move forward on a pilot program for bike-friendly improvements (as well as other initiatives like a bike rack-on-request program). Mark Elliot, at Better Bike has more details.
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“With 6 to 7 million cars registered in LA County, it's really laughable to hear the supposedly most progressive thinkers around on the topic go for reducing the number of autos by a mere 100,000 by 2020! Why not 3.5 million? Cut the damn things in half.”