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The National Women’s Cycling Summit: This Is Not a Bike

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Leah Missbach Day, co-founder of World Bicycle Relief and the keynote speaker to inaugurate the Women’s Bicycling Summit, was very succinct with her main point about a bike: “This is not a bike.” The bike is a tool, she intoned; a tool that helps generate economic stability, community cohesiveness, and gender equality, particularly in poor […]

Today’s Headlines

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Support Growing for Hit-and-Run Alert Legislation (LAT, KPCC) Metro Board Discussing Study To Decide Future of Orange Line (DN) A Preview of Planned Walk and Bike Connections for Union Station (The Source, Curbed) Nona Varnado Talks L.A. Bike Train Success (Guardian) Bicycling’s Role in Liberating Women, Ending Patriarchy (Neon Tommy) Dueling Santa Monica Airport Ballot Measures […]

Today’s Headlines

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Listen! L.A.’s female bike leadership speaks out (Bike Talk) New HSR business plan released for public comment (LA Times) Construction underway for a more pedestrian-friendly Broadway in DTLA (KPCC) On Pomona Freeway, wrong way driver kills six people (KFI) Before/after photos of new walk and bike facilities on Colorado Blvd (Walk Eagle Rock) USC’s Manuel […]