There’s going to be plenty of press on today’s press event celebrating the passage of the Bike Plan at City Hall. Rather than join the dozens of stories that are going to appear in the press, on the web, and over the airways; Carter and I thought we’d relax, enjoy the party and take some pictures. The good vibe wasn’t just from the cyclists, but also from the politicians. After months of arguing over what budgets to cut and what taxes to raise, it must have been nice to spend a morning presenting a clean, green and healthy city of the future.
Our photo essay is after the jump. All the pictures were taken by Carter, all the captions are by Damien. For the rest of our pics, check out the LA Streetsblog Flickr page.
The Los Angeles County Bike Coalition’s newest campaign, Car-Free Fridays, launched this morning at 8:00 A.M. at the Hollywood and Western Red Line Station. After interviews with the press and a short wait for stragglers, City Council President Eric Garcetti and the Bike Coalition led a group of sixty cyclists to city hall to show […]
This year has dealt us some crazy weather, from the polar vortex to drenching thunderstorms. We know you didn’t hide all winter in a car. You were out walking the walk and riding the bike, whatever the weather. We hope you got a picture of it! In honor of April showers — and to celebrate […]
This group has just passed City Hall on the right with Caltrans/LADOT coming up on the left. Photo: Carter Rubin/Flickr Always wish you could participate in Critical Mass, Midnight Ridazz, or Crank Mob, but are more of a morning person? Then today’s Downtown LA bike ride was for you. At 8:30 this morning, roughly 100 […]
Finally, the long saga of the Bike Plan is at an end. Tuesday – The Bike Plan goes in front of the Full City Council for Final Approval. I swear to God, if they postpone a vote, I might lose my mind. The meeting starts at 10:00 A.M. at City Hall. You can watch the […]
Tomorrow morning we’ll use Storify to capture the best public media from today’s Bike to Work Day festivities. If you have videos or pictures you want us to include, or any comments on the best and worst pit stops, please leave them in the comments section and we’ll be sure to include them. You can […]
Bikes on the Governors Island Ferry in New York City. Photo by Benjamin Running. We need your help. We want to see what you’re seeing when you’re out there on the streets of America, and we’re going to be asking you to send us your pictures on specific themes in the weeks to come. This […]