Well, it’s finally here. Sunday is CicLAvia! Most people that read Streetsblog regularly already know how to have fun in the streets, as evidenced above. That makes it contingent on us to welcome anyone who appears to be playing in the street for the first time.
Joe Linton helpfully provides some links to activities happening around the CicLAvia area and beyond on Sunday. Just click on the link…:
BikeRoWave (Mar Vista): Meet at 8am in front of BikeRoWave, at 12255 Venice Boulevard, before heading east at 8:30am. Details at L.A. Streetsblog.
Burbank: Depart at 830am from Chandler Blvd and Keystone Street. Ride bike path to North Hollywood, and take the Metro Red Line to CicLAvia.
CrankMob Park (Culver City): Meet at 9:30am, ride at 10am – at CrankMob Park aka Media Park in Culver City, located at Venice Boulevard and Canfield Avenue – across from Trader Joe’s. Event info at Midnight Ridazz.
I Martin Bike Shop (near Beverly Center): Meet at 8:30am at I Martin, at 8330 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles 90036. 8:30 – Free bike safety check, 9am – basic road riding workshop, and ride departs at 9:30am. Details at Facebook event page.
Northeast L.A. (Bike Oven): Meet at Avenue 37 and Figueroa Street outside the Bike Oven / Flying Pigeon. Gather 9am, depart 9:30am. Event info at Midnight Ridazz.
Occidental College (Eagle Rock): 10am at FEAST Garden on Campus Road at Coons Road. See UEPI event page.
San Gabriel Valley: Meet at Walgreens at Main Street at Fremont Avenue in Alhambra – meet 8:30am, departs 9am – details at Facebook event page
UCLA: Meet at Ackerman Bus Terminal, meet 10am, departs 10:30am – contact ngaber [at] ucla.edu if you’d like to join.
After a hard weekend at Transportation Camp, I set off for Sunday Streets, San Francisco’s version of CicLAvia. While we were walking down the center of the street in Embarcadero, we ran into Stephen Villavaso, one of the Board Members and brain children of CicLAvia. We chatted for a couple of minutes about how great […]
After two days of discussion, CicLAvia announced this afternoon that the spur through Chinatown will be open on Sunday, but could see hours cut short if traffic to the Dodgers playoff game proves to be overwhelming the local street grid. Flying Pigeon L.A. reported that the hub could be cut completely, but that was not […]
View more videos at: http://www.nbclosangeles.com. There’s been so much written, and so much excitement, for the first CicLAvia of 2011, that it’s hard to know where to start to write a preview at this point. Fortunately, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition has already put together a list of links to everything you could want […]
CicLAvia will roll on the streets of Los Angeles three times in 2011. The route will be more-or-less the same as 10-10-10, with expansion to South L.A., Boyle Heights, and/or Chinatown as CicLAvia works with these communities and gets the new extensions ready and permitted – most likely in October. Below are the dates – click on a […]
L.A. Streetsblog is pretty excited about Los Angeles’ fourth CicLAvia coming up in just under three weeks. On Sunday April 15th 2012, about 100,000 Angelenos will experience what L.A. streets can be when we just remove a few pesky automobiles. In case you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last couple years, watch these earlier Streetfilms to get a sense […]
In a city that has defined itself by both cars and status symbols, CicLAvia is more than a seven and a half mile street party with a funny name, it’s one of the many signs that Los Angeles is changing and one’s status is not represented by the car that one owns. But for the […]