Streetfilms: Contra-Flow Biking in Boulder

Here’s the first Streetfilm from Clarence Eckerson’s trip to Boulder, Colorado, recent winner of the League of American Bicyclists’ Platinum status designation. This vid shows off a three-block contra-flow bike lane, connecting the Pearl Street pedestrian mall to a greenway network.

Where in LA might contra-flow lanes be useful?

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While we were down in Washington, DC for the National Bike Summit, Streetfilms got the chance to check out some of the innovative bike infrastructure. Tops on our list: the city’s first protected, contraflow lane for bicyclists. The district DOT has redesigned 15th Street NW between U Street and Massachusetts Avenue to accommodate two-way bike […]

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City of San Marino NIMBY Flier Against Bike Plan (BikinginLA, BikeSGV Twitter front back) Gentrification Brings Racism to the Hood (Ebony) More on County Sup Candidate Kuehl’s Subway Position (LAT) Car vs. Bicycle Collision in Burbank (Daily News) In Corona, Fatal Collision: Metrolink Train Vs. Truck (LAT) Bicycle To Work Week in Ventura (KCET) Spreading […]

Streetfilms: (Portland) Bike Box!

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<sigh> Another Streetfilm about how awesome Portland is.  It’s time to take a stand, Angelenos!  You Portlanders might have your complete streets, balanced transportation system, colored bike lanes and bike boxes; but I get to ride my bike on the sidewalk!  Whenever I want to!  So, there! </sigh> Like Brad Aaron before me, I must […]