Harman meets labor. "I’m on the team!…I’m right here on the Love Train with sisters and brothers in organized labor, the environmental movement and the business community to make this happen right now!" exclaimed incumbent Congresswoman Jane Harman at a rally yesterday for the 30/10 initiative at the Green Line Station near LAX. (Watch her […]
Originally posted on 2/1 at Westside Bikeside Originally posted on 2/3 at JeremyGrant.com Originally posted on 2/8 at Soap Box LA Last week, the LA Bike Working Group began to release parts of "L.A.’s Best Bike Plan" in the form of the Backbone Bikeway Network maps and started a new conversation about the state of […]
There was no power point presentation. Instead LADOT, City Planning and Alta Planning just made mini-presentations in front of a series of poster board. The balloons were not related to the presentation. For more images, visit the Streetsblog Flickr page. The first thing I noticed when I arrived at last night’s Bike Plan meeting for […]
Which one is which? Images: labikeplan.org and labikeplan.com The other day, I noticed that some of the stories reviewing the Draft Bike Plan on Streetsblog were receiving incoming links from what I thought was the city’s Bike Plan Website. Given the strong critiques of the plan and the city, I was surprised that the City […]
Alex Thompson presents the Bicycling Bill of Rights. Photo: Stephen Box (update: The LA Bike Working Group event to review the Bike Plan has had to change time and venue. The new location and time is Saturday, 2pm, at the Hollywood Adventist Church, 1711 N. Van Ness Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028. We’ll be in the […]
Last Friday, the city released the first piece of its Bike Master Plan when it posted the draft area maps that will make up the framework of the engineering portion of the Plan. "Word on the street" is that the City's Planning Department , the body that is in charge of the BMP despite the widely held belief that it's the LADOT Bikeways Division, didn't want to release the plan piecemeal. If the reaction from advocates and bloggers is any indication of the general feelings towards the plan, then the instinct to withhold wasn't a bad one.