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. […]
The new curb-protected two-way bike facility is the first protected bikeway in Pomona, and the longest curb-protected bikeway in L.A. County.
The San Gabriel Valley’s Temple City opened its excellent new Rosemead Boulevard Project on May 10, 2014. I didn’t make it out to the grand opening festivities, but I recently got a chance to bicycle there and experience the new Rosemead Blvd first hand. It’s great. All Southern California cyclists should make pilgrimages — and […]
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 […]
In an entirely silent fashion, EWB Development–the nation’s largest outlet developer–suddenly created a small page that not only renamed the complex (“The Outlets at The Pike”) but touts that the dismal Pike shopping complex will be the new outlet hub for Los Angeles County and Southern California. While it remains unclear how Vermont-based EWB became attached to […]
The city of Malibu recently completed its first-ever bike lane, officially called the Pacific Coast Highway Bike Route Improvement Project. The new 2-mile bike lane is part of a 7-mile bike route (marked by signs, but not paint on the ground) on eastbound Pacific Coast Highway from Busch Drive (near Zuma Beach) to the city’s western border, near Leo […]