The Week in Livable Streets Events

Monday – Bike Week events in North Hollywood, Cal-Poly Pomona, and the Streetsblog/CICLE Streetfilms screening tonight in Pasadena.  Get the details for all Bike Week Events at the Bike Month Mega-Page, but get the details for tonight’s big event in Pasadena visit CICLE’S Bike Week Pasadena Page..

Tuesday – Tuesday’s Bike Week events are highlighted by The Good Samaritan Blessing of the Bikes in mid-town and the Mayor’s Bike Ride in Pasadena.  Get the details for all Bike Week Events at the Bike Month Mega-Page.

Wednesday – Metro holds a bike ride after morning rush hour Downtown, Long Beach teaches road safety skills and its Ladies Night in Pasadena.  Get the details for all Bike Week Events at the Bike Month Mega-Page

Wednesday – Metro holds its once-a-year hearing on its annual budget at 2:30 in the Board Room.  Good times.  Get the details, here.

Wednesday-Thursday – Metro Board of Directors Committees meet to set the agenda for this month’s Metro Board.  For the most part, decisions made at these meetings are held firm by the Board in the full meeting.  The HOT Lanes transponder program, a recommendation on the length of the Wilshire Bus-Only Lanes, and much more will be determined.  Check the full agenda at Metro.net.

Thursday – Is Bike to Work Day.  There will be booths set up around the county for people biking to work, and there are happy hours spread out for those biking home.  Get the details for all Bike Week Events at the Bike Month Mega-Page

Thursday – Breathe L.A. will hold its first in a series of monthly symposium on a transportation/public health issue.  This month’s topic is T.O.D. in the Miracle Mile.  The discussion runs from 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at 1000 N. Alameda Street.  Get the details, here.

Friday – Is Bike to School Day.  Its happening everywhere where there’s a school.  Get the details for all Bike Week Events at the Bike Month Mega-Page

Friday – Saturday – At the end of Bike Week, it’s the top pedestrian event in all of Los Angeles…the Big Parade!  The Big Parade is a two-day walk through Los Angeles that will start in downtown, at the famous Angel’s Flight Stairway, and finish at the Hollywood Sign above Beachwood Canyon. Day One ends – and Day Two begins – at the famous music Music Box Stairs – site of the Oscar-winning Laurel & Hardy film of the same name – in Silverlake.  Get more details on our calendar page, or all the details at the Big Parade Facebook Page.

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