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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. […]

Long Beach: Good for Bikes, Good for Business

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Bicycle advocates from Copenhagen to Bogota to Northeast Los Angeles have all made the case that what’s good for bicycles is good for business.  Nowhere in America is that statement being put to the test more than in Long Beach. During my two bike tours of Long Beach, I talked with business owners along the […]

A Bitter Ode to Union Station

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Koeppel’s photo essay on Union Station at Flickr is almost as good as this story. I love this place. It is among the most beautiful train stations in the world, and I’m not the only one who thinks so. And I feel bad for Union Station, too: for years – and this may be part […]

What the Heck Is Going on with Bike Plan Implementation?

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Yesterday, the LADOT and City Planning made their quarterly update to the City Council on the progress of the implementation of the Bike Plan.  The Council’s Transportation Committee also moved a motion that would transfer $475,000 to LADOT’s overtime account.  Between the somewhat confounding report offered by the agencies and the revelation that bike projects […]