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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. […]

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 […]

Long Beach’s Desolate Pike to Use Outlets as Catalyst for New Growth

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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 […]