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Governor Brown Signs Protected Bike Lane Bill, Car Fee for Bike Paths

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Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills on Saturday that will make it easier for California cities to build better bike infrastructure. The governor approved Assembly Bill 1193, which means protected bike lanes, or cycletracks, will become an official part of Caltrans’ guidelines on bike infrastructure. Brown also signed Senate Bill 1183, which will allow local governments […]

Fear of Federal Oversight Imperils Expo Bikeway

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Last month when I first looked through the environmental documents for the proposed Phase II of the Expo Line, I was encouraged because the maps included with the Draft Environmental Impact Review required by clearly showed a completed bike trail connecting Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles.  Appendix E of the DEIR actually includes a […]

Cyclist Attacked on Ballona Creek Trail

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Yesterday, I got an email forwarded to me about a cyclist being attacked, beaten and mugged on the Ballona Creek Bike Trail.  You may remember that there has been some controversy about gang activity around one of the entrances and whether or not it is safe for entrances to exist in communities.  The LAPD, favoring […]