CicLAvia is hosting a Valentine’s party as fundraiser! Grab your valentine – or come find a valentine! There will be music, speed dating, a raffle, an auction, photo booth, and more fun stuff. See Facebook event.
Transportation Committee, Sam Schwartz, bus service hearings, challenges to L.A.’s Mobility Plan, Ride4Love, Kidical Mass and more this week! Wednesday 2/10 – The L.A. City Council Transportation Committee will meet at 1 p.m. to consider bike infrastructure, streetcar, and school safety zone speed limits. Details at agenda and special agenda. Wednesday 2/10 – Former Traffic Commissioner of New York City […]
Earlier today, CicLAvia released the map for the April 21 CicLAvia. “Los Angeles’ biggest block party” had previously announced that it would hold three CicLAvias this year, featuring two completely new routes. April 21 will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. While we already knew that the April route would be mainly on Venice […]
In a city that has defined itself by both cars and status symbols, CicLAvia is more than a seven and a half mile street party with a funny name, it’s one of the many signs that Los Angeles is changing and one’s status is not represented by the car that one owns. But for the […]
The next CicLAvia is a week from Sunday, April 15. That news is old to regular Streetsblog readers by now, but tomorrow morning the media campaign to ready the general public gets its official launch when Mayor Villaraigosa, a host of public officials and CicLAvia volunteers and staff gather to “invite Angelenos to get out […]
There are two projects of the Los Angeles County Bike Coalition that haven’t received as much attention on Streetsblog as they should, although CicLAvia did get a belated review last week after reviews in the Times and television. Photo: LACBC But first, the Bike Coalition has been pushing a unique outreach program to immigrants and […]
Maybe it’s the name. Maybe it’s that cyclists are so hungry for safe streets, they swarm to it like bees to honey. Maybe it’s the way it’s been treated in the press. For whatever reason, CicLAvia has yet to capture the public imagination as a giant open street carnival. The vast majority of the attendees […]