Bike to School Day

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#StreetsR4Families: So You Missed Walk to School Day…

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This year, Walk to School Day was a huge success in Los Angeles. Over 100 schools participated in the event, it drew attention from the local media, and the messaging in said media was more than just, “LOOK–CUTE KIDS WALKING TO SCHOOL.” Nice work, LADOT, Nelson/Nygaard, and the hundreds of volunteers and school officials that […]

Vote for the 2009 Livable Streets Person of the Year!

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Amongst the most prestigious of the annual Streetsie awards is the Person of the Year, the award bestowed on the person not named Villaraigosa or Schwarzenegger who most dominated the discussion and debate during the last year.  The person doesn’t have to be a hero, they could be a villain.  Nominees were submitted by the […]

Hit-and-Run Mars Otherwise Low-Key CicLAvia

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Walking along Wilshire in the early afternoon yesterday was a surprisingly pleasant experience. I tend not to ride my bike along Wilshire too often, both because of the poor condition of the road and the hectic feeling of the traffic. It is noisy and the drivers are sometimes unpredictable — people pull over suddenly to […]

Santa Monica Family Bike Fest Coming Up In Early December

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Coming up on Saturday, December 8th, Santa Monica is hosting a Family Bike Fest, through a collaboration of the city, local schools, and the Safe Routes To School program.  Just as the preparation events held in conjunction with the Bike It! Walk It! Days, the festival will have an educational component with youth bike skills […]

King of CicLAvia: Richie Trimble’s 14.5 ft. Tall Bike!

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In addition to the 150,000 cyclists that took to Venice Blvd. on Sunday, at CicLAvia VI: CicLAvia To the Sea, the “King of CicLAvia”  was crowned. The crown was not awarded by the event-creators, but by the buzz surrounding Richie Trimble’s over a hundred pound, 14.5 foot – to the seat, 17 foot – to […]

Why Streetsblog Doesn’t Write More About Carmageddon

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, a rock that doesn’t have Internet service, radio, television, print publications, carrier pigeons, bike message service or regular mail, you’ve been bombarded with messages about how awful next weekend is going to be. You see, to expand the already gargantuan 405 Freeway another lane in each direction, Metro […]