The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Wednesday is one over-booked night.  What do people have against Tuesday?  Oh, and check out that fundraiser on Friday.  Sounds like fun.  You should go.

Wednesday – Marks the beginning of the summer bike series known as Tour LaBonge.  City Council Transportation Committee Chair Tom LaBonge leads a series of rides throughout his district.  Get the details for this ride, in our calendar section.

Wednesday – If  you prefer bike policy to bike meetings, the first Metro Bicycle Roundtable Sub-Committee will be meeting at Metro HQ at 6:00 P.M.  The topic? Implementation of Metro’s bike goals.

Wednesday – Santa Monica Spokes, the newest chapter of the LACBC, holds an organizational meeting that is open to the public.  Join them at 502 Colorado Avenue at 6:30.

Wednesday-Thursday -SCAG continues to collect data about what the future holds for the La Cienega Corridor.  Honestly?  I find a lot of La Cienega to be some of the worst place to walk or bike.

Thursday – Another public meeting for the L.A. County Bike Master Plan.  This time, the meeting is in Newhall.

ThursdayFriday – Leaders from the U.S. High Speed Rail Association head to ground zero for coming HSR construction, Downtown Los Angeles!  This two-day conference is sure to be packed full of information about the capital project that could change the landscape of transportation in California.  Get the details, here.

Friday – Back in the days of yore, the second Friday of the month was "Northeast L.A. Critical Mass."  That ride seems to have petered out, but you can still take a ride in NELA, this time as part of a Streetsblog fundraiser.  $10 gets you Clif Bars, stickers, other goodies and a great ride…Get all the details, and make fun of the graphic for the ride cards, here.

Saturday –  Explore the art and culture of Echo Park and Filipino Town with the "Art Folk Ride."  Check it out, here.

Next Monday – And for anyone looking ahead…next Monday, the DEIR hearings for the Wilshire Bus-Only lanes kick-off.  Get all the details, here.

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Third Annual Tour LaBonge

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Summer Bike Ride Launches June 16 Los Angeles (June 16, 2010) – Councilmember Tom LaBonge will lead “Tour LaBonge,” a series of summer evening bike rides, in Downtown Los Angeles with a ride on Wednesday, June 16th at 5:30 p.m. Councilmember LaBonge launched the annual tours in 2008 to highlight the stunning landscape of Los […]

Tour LaBonge: Sister City Downtown Bike Ride

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Please join us for the third weekly bike ride in "Tour LaBonge" next Wednesday night at 6:15p.  The 10-mile ride through downtown streets will leave the steps of City Hall at 6:15p. on August 6.  The ride will include a stop for ice cream and end by about 8p. The flier and route are attached.

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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Last Week – Somehow, I missed the opening of Gil Garcetti, that would be Eric’s dad, photo exhibit entitled "Paris, Women & Bicycles."  Get the details, here. Monday – Meetings continue for the L.A. County Bike Plan.  Next up, Hacienda Heights. Monday – The first of the hearings for the Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit Project […]

Tour LaBonge: Mulholland Fountain to Griffith Park

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Jump on your bicycle and join Tom for a 10-mile bike ride on Wednesday, July 30 at 6:15p.m. It will be his second ride of "Tour LaBonge," his series of summer evening rides through the Fourth Council District. (Click on the flier on the bottom right corner of this page for a list of upcoming […]

City Election Preview: LaBonge vs. Box in CD4

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For those in the livable streets advocacy community, no city council race has taken on more significance than this one. Here, LA Streetsblog presents a rundown of the two candidates and the livable streets issues at the heart of the race, so that you can make an informed decision. The Incumbent: Tom LaBonge is an […]