The Week in Livable Streets Events

Tuesday – The Transit Coalition holds their monthly meeting at Metro Headquarters.  Get the details on guest speakers and food order arrangements and all the rest of the news that you need right here.

Wednesday – If you want to help us with our shoot of the bus v bike v car v pedestrian race on the Westside, we’d love to have you.  Drop me an email at damien@streetsblog.org.

Wednesday – The Los Angeles City Council Transportation Committee Hearing has been cancelled.

Thursday – Let’s Get Ready to MEEEETTRRROOOO!  The Regional Connector environmental documents are up for review.  The Crenshaw Subway Coalition is dropping by with the “People’s Motion” to study the Leimert Park Station and Park Mesa Tunnel as part of the broader Crenshaw Light Rail enviro. review and there’s rumor of a BRU protest.  Good times.  Too bad the Westside Subway is being pushed until May or this would be the perfect storm.  Meeting starts at 9:30 in the Metro Board Room.

Thursday – SurveyLA, the Los Angeles Historic Resources Survey, is looking for suggestions for historic places in the City of Los Angeles. This workshop will take place at the Granada Branch of the Los Angeles Public Libraries at 6:30 P.M.  This workshop will focus on the communities of Chatsworth, Granada Hills, Knollwood, Northridge, Porter Ranch, and Sylmar. RSVPs are appreciated but not required to myhistoricla@gmail.com.

Friday – Critical Mass.  Wilshire/Western.  7:30 P.M.

Sunday – Bikerowave is pleased to offer their first ever derailleur clinic.  Maxwell, Bikerowave’s mountain-biker extraordinaire will unveil the dark mysteries of the hangy thing that sits next to your wheel.  Bring your bike and be prepared for an exciting 90 minutes of limit-screw turning and barrel-adjuster spinning. Clinic starts at 3:00 P.M. at Bikerowave.  Get the details, here.

Sunday –   One fun way to get out with your family, friends or co-workers on your bicycles this summer is through the American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure, which has routes designed for all riders – from 8-mile family rides to 100-mile century rides. It is a ride, not a race, so participants are encouraged to go at their own pace. Tours will take place in 44 states across the country to benefit the American Diabetes Association and its efforts to stop diabetes.  The Los Angeles Tour de Cure takes place on Sunday, April 29th in Long Beach beginning and ending at the Queen Mary.  For more details, click here.

Did I miss something, is there an event you want covered in next week’s events roundup?  Drop me a line at Damien@streetsblog.org.

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