Recent Streetsblog LA posts about CicLAvia

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 […]

Metro Moving Forward With $4 Million For 17 Open Streets

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Today, Metro’s Planning and Programming Committee approved $4.04 million for 17 L.A. County open streets events to take place through December 2018.┬áThe full Metro board of directors is expected to approve the open streets program funding at its meeting next Thursday. This is the second round of Metro open street event funding, with the agency […]

CicLAvia No.18 Iconic Wilshire Boulevard – Open Thread

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The eighteenth iteration of CicLAvia touched down on a three-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard yesterday. The Wilshire route extended from Grand Avenue in downtown L.A. to Western Avenue in Koreatown. Organizers had hoped for a longer route, but Metro Purple Line construction has closed a couple of Miracle Mile Wilshire intersections for multiple weekends, so […]

A Brief Interview With CicLAvia Executive Director Romel Pascual

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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 […]