Recent Streetsblog LA posts about L.A. River Bike Path

#StreetsR4Families- The Los Angeles River Ride

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Yesterday was the 16th Annual Los Angeles River Ride. The River Ride serves the three-part purpose of fundraiser for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC), tour of the L.A. River, and a group ride that brings together hundreds of bicyclists. After missing the ride for a couple of years due to my vacation plans, […]

A Tale of Two Future Bridges: New Bike/Ped Crossing on L.A. River, Fewer Sidewalks on Glendale-Hyperion

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It was sort of a surreal moment. Even as Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell stood at the podium discussing the benefits of a planned new bicycle and pedestrian crossing over the L.A. River, the Bureau of Public Works released its recommendation (PDF) that the new Glendale-Hyperion Bridge would actually have fewer feet devoted to […]

Metro Round-Up: LAX, Open Streets, New Reps on Technical Committee

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At yesterday’s Metro Board Meeting, directors approved a handful of initiatives that have great implications for the future livability of the Los Angeles Region. Here is the re-cap: Technical Committee Adds Pedestrian and Bike Representatives The Metro Board approved adding two new active transportation representatives to the agency’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). In addition to […]

Weekend Update: Lawsuit and Rally to Save Riverside-Figueroa Landbridge

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Last Wednesday, proponents of preserving the historic Riverside-Figueroa Bridge lost an appeal before the L.A. City Public Works Commission. EnrichLA, RAC Design Build, and others, have pressed for converting the bridge into a “Landbridge” – an elevated park, similar to New York City’s Highline, accessible to pedestrians and cyclists. Last Thursday, the new parallel bridge […]

Rumble Strips on the L.A. River Walk/Bike Path

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The Los Angeles River path through Elysian Valley has new speed bumps. They’re small strips of thermoplastic perpendicular to the direction of travel. For now, they’re located only where the multi-use river path intersects Riverdale Avenue. They’ve been covered in articles at the LADOT Bike BlogĀ and at L.A. City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell’s blog. The most […]