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. […]
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Streetfilms: Long Beach Rocks

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Last month, when Clarence Eckerson was in town for the Street Summit, he asked me what Streetfilm he ought to shoot besides his coverage of Janette Sadik-Khan’s speech and the Summit itself.  For me, the answer was simple.  Long Beach. Thanks to the work of Drew Reed and Joe Linton, LA Streetsblog readers have gotten […]

Today’s Headlines

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Judge Shows Muddled Understanding of Law in "Group Bike Ride" Case in NYC (NYC Streetsblog) Will the Ruling Migrate West? (SF Examiner) Supes OK Funding for Grand Avenue Park (Times) Permanent Park(ing) Day: SF Converts Curbside Spots to Sidewalk Extensions (Streetsblog SF) Inspired: Activist Pens Backbone Bikeway Network for Long Beach (LA Loyalist) L.A. Activists […]

Open Thread: LA Newspaper Group’s Summer of Cycling

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A couple months ago, the newspapers that make up the Los Angeles Newspaper Group declared that this would be the Summer of Cycling. For better or worse. The parent company of the Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, et al, promised an in-depth look at bicycle culture, laws and customs, traffic enforcement […]