Metro Kicks Off Bike to Work Week

City of Los Angeles Councilmember
and Metro Board member José Huizar will welcome the Simpsons characters to the
Olvera Street Kiosk when they arrive in a Metro Bus to tune up their bikes and
kick off Bike to Work Week celebrations in Los Angeles County, which Metro and
its partners, the Los Angeles City Department of Transportation (LADOT) and the
Los Angeles County Bike Coalition (LACBC) will promote from Monday, May 11 to
Friday, May 15 with bike rides, bike pit stops, prizes, free rides on public
transit and lots of giveaways.

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Bike Week Kick Off

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Metro and its partners, the Los Angeles County Bike Coalition, and LA City Department of Transportation, are promoting Bike to Work Week/Day with a celebrity bike pit stop, prizes, free rides and bike and health related booths. Those who pledge online at www.metro.net/biketowork in advance of bike to work week may win a folding bike. […]

L.A./Metro – Bike to Work Kick Off

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Deputy CEO Paul Taylor, Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) General Manager Jaime De La Vega and representatives from the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, C.I.C.L.E, Good Samaritan Hospital, USC and Safe Moves will announce a series of events aimed at getting more Angelinos to bicycle to work, school […]

Bike Week 2014 Kick-Off, LACBC Reports Bike Counts Are Up

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Los Angeles’ Bike Week 2014 kicked off at a press event this morning at Union Station. Metro Deputy Chief Executive Officer Lindy Lee welcomed assembled cyclists and media. Lee expressed enthusiasm about Los Angeles’ bikeway facilities, now with “more miles than ever before.” She invited cyclists to take advantage of free rides on Metro bus and […]

Celebrations Throughout the County for Bike to Work Week

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For full sized poster click here. Next week is Bike to Work Week throughout Los Angeles County.  In addition to the events in Downtown Los Angeles sponsored by LADOT and LAPD; there are events in Culver City, Glendale, Pasadena and Long Beach.  And that’s not even including the dozens of "pit stops" that will be […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Tuesday and Saturday – The Los Angeles County Bike Coalition begins its bike counts within city limits for the City of Los Angeles.  If the copious amount of e-mail I’ve gotten is any indication, and it is, they are still looking for volunteers.  If you have any free time, email yhendlin@ucla.org.  And for more information, […]

Streetfilms Praises Orange Line BRT and Bike Path

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While in town last month, Streetfilms took its second look at Los Angeles’ Orange Line as a model for BRT’s around the country.  In his summary of the above Streetfilm, Clarence Eckerson doesn’t hold back his praise for the Orange Line calling it "one of the best Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems in the U.S" […]