7th St. Bike Lane Groundbreaking Press Conference

7th St. Bike Lane Groundbreaking Press Conference

When: Thursday, September 8th; 9 AM to 10 AM

Where: 7th & Alvarado, MacArthur Park

 

You may have seen the lanes starting to be striped along 7th Street in the past week or two. . . but do you know how they got there?

 

Come learn more and celebrate the first bicycle lane in Central LA from the LA Bicycle Plan with LACBC, Councilman Ed Reyes, LADOT, CARECEN, our community partners, and others at this press conference! A two-year campaign of LACBC’s City of Lights program, our dream is now being realized! Ride along 7th from Catalina and Figueroa, as the streets of Westlake become safer for families, workers, and commuters.

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