The day Los Angeles transit enthusiasts have been waiting for finally arrived this morning when the 6.6 mile extension of the Expo line opened, bringing passenger rail back to the westside of L.A. County for the first time since 1953. Opening festivities continue tomorrow with celebrations at five of the seven new stations and a celebration […]
Recently, cyclists are finding themselves being ticketed for not having a license on their bicycle. This has lead to outrage in the community from some, the bicycle licensing laws are meant to help recover stolen bikes not harass the people on them, and confusion from others. It seems a lot of people don’t even know […]
Yes, bike riders are subject to the same laws drivers are. Maybe Santa Monica police and prosecutors wanted to send that message loud and clear. Maybe they wanted to make an example of one reckless cyclist so other bicyclists would straighten up and ride right. But to do it, they slapped a reckless, red light […]
The full system launch is not until August 30, but the city of West Hollywood soft-launched its bike-share system yesterday. WeHo Pedals now has dozens of bicycles available at four initial stations. Introductory annual memberships are just $69. WeHo Pedals is operated by CycleHop, the same vendor that runs systems in Santa Monica (including Venice […]
Kudos to Beverly Hills for "fresh kermit" green bike lanes on its nearly-complete Santa Monica Boulevard reconstruction project.
Greater Los Angeles is about to join cities and regions around the world that have implemented bike-share programs. But, in our complicated world of 88 cities and a county, will we get it right? Bike-share provides residents and visitors with easily accessible, shared, short-term bikes, making it easy to get from point A to point B, whether or […]