After riding a couple blocks from her home, Bianca Uli Estrada dismounts her bicycle and walks on an unpaved, rocky sidewalk with light posts that split it down the middle. The 26-year-old Estrada feels the wind of oncoming cars and buses as she stops to let pedestrians pass. Earlier this year, a bus smashed and […]
(Note: In place of our usual Week in Livable Streets Events, we’re focusing on some of the best, non government sponsored, bike events in the region. Just because Metro and LADOT aren’t sponsoring events, doesn’t mean they aren’t happening. If the column proves popular, we’ll continue it in June – DN.) What to do on […]
When: Sunday, May 25th, Noon Sharp! Choppercabras 6th annual Spring Thing ride is a bicycle event unparalleled in all of Los Angeles, perhaps all the globe! Bicycles bashed, blood spilled, hot dogs eaten, 2 wheeled mayhem unlike anything you’ve ever seen! (unless you’ve been to one of these before.) And it’s all free! Did I […]
Recycle/barter/trade/sell bike parts, etc. Women’s clothing swap. Admission is for sustainable garden matching grant. Green door prizes. Leftovers go to Bike Oven and local shelter. Email for flyer.
This week is your last chance for Metro’s community meetings on its draft sales tax expenditure plan: Metro meetings take place this week in Paramount, South L.A., and online. Re:code L.A. also wraps up its series of forums with a virtual meeting. There are even more Metro meetings, with the agency’s monthly Board of Directors meeting […]
Researchers at Harvard have delved into the relative safety of separated bike lanes versus riding on the road. In case you had any doubts, cycle tracks are safer. Dr. Anne Lusk at Harvard’s School for Public Health studied injury rates on cycle tracks in Montreal, comparing them to injury rates on comparable streets with no […]