Grand Opening of Long Beach Separated Bikeways

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This Week In Livable Streets

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CicLAvia touches down again on Wilshire Boulevard. Vision Zero meetings wrap up this week. The L.A. City Transportation Committee talks street sweeping and parking. Santa Monica plans its downtown. Anaheim plans its future bikeways. Grand openings for parklets and protected bike lanes in Palms and Long Beach. Tour green alleys, and bike tour Santa Ana […]

Another Wonderful Long Beach First: Protected Bike Lanes

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The city of Long Beach is Southern California’s undisputed leader in innovative infrastructure for safe and convenient bicycling.  They’re at it again this Saturday, April 23rd 2011, when they unveil the first genuine protected bike lanes west of New York City. Opening festivities are from 11am to 2pm at the The Promenade – one block east of Pine Avenue. […]

Ballona Creek Bikeway Project Grand Opening Event

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Overland Ave. Gate near bike path The recently-completed Ballona Creek Bikeway Project has transformed the segment of the bike path from Overland Ave. to the pedestrian bridge, and the public is invited to celebrate the grand opening. More info about the project or contact Helen Kerstein at (310) 253-5618.

Introducing the Long Beach “Ciclovía”

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For readers and Long Beachers alike, they have known of my dream to bring a ciclovía to our city, my dream of shutting down a large stretch of street to make way for cyclists and skaters, walkers and runners. According to officials, it wasn’t a matter of discussion but one of money. And according to my […]

Open Streets Slated for SFV, SGV, Pasadena, LB, Santa Monica, and More

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It is not fully approved or completely finalized, but a document has circulated that shows Metro’s staff recommendations for open streets events for FY2015-16. Open streets events, or ciclovías, are car-free festivals primarily for bicycling and walking, more or less the same as Los Angeles’ popular CicLAvia. So far in L.A. County, cities, primarily the […]

A Livable Place in Long Beach

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If you think that all new residential developments are the same, take a trip to Long Beach this weekend and check out the grand opening of the award winning Olive Court development by Livable Places. The event begins at on Saturday, March 8th at 10:00 A.M. at Olive Court (323 E. Dayman, Long Beach 90806) […]