So far, the CBC’s posts have had to deal with group business. The first post is a promo for their Valentine’s Day fundraiser and their second announces the timeline for new board elections. Be sure to check back regularly for more bike and LACBC news as time progresses.
Image: LAPD via Westside Bikeside A new presentation on the causes and severity of bicycle crashes, available here after being hand-scanned by Enci Box, has been made available and analyzed at Westside Bikeside by Dr Alex Thompson. Amongst the results is the above chart showing that nearly one quarter of the reported bicycle crashes in […]
City Council President Eric Garcetti and the B.S.S. Crew that painted the Sharrows. Photo via LADOT Bike Blog (An early version of this post listed the Los Angeles County Bike Coalition as in partnership with the government groups. That relationship has been clarified below. – DN) It was just after-noon on Friday when the first […]
Commuters into Downtown Los Angeles were surprised this morning to note that 7th Street had gone on a crash diet overnight. For .6 miles, between Figueroa and Main Streets, bicycle lanes were installed and a mixed-use travel lane was removed. The new lanes are a key part in making connections in Downtown Los Angeles. The […]
Yesterday, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition released “2011 City of Los Angeles Bicycle & Pedestrian Count Report” and a separate study on bicycling on Spring Street in the Green Buffered Bike Lane. The result? Cycling in the city is on the upswing, as positive press, CicLAvia and new infrastructure are encouraging more people to […]
(Note: It was a busy 72 hours in Sacramento this weekend. Streetsblog will split it’s coverage of Governor Jerry Brown’s signings and vetos into two separate stories, one pertaining to bicycles, and a second post for everything else.) For the second year in a row, California Governor Jerry Brown issued a last-minute veto of legislation mandating […]
Streetsblog received word last night from Jonathan Weiss that the proposed bicycle lanes on Westwood Boulevard between Pico Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard are opposed by local City Councilmember, Paul Koretz. Weiss serves as Koretz’ appointee to the City of Los Angeles Bicycle Advisory Committee. This news comes as a blow to cyclists that use […]