Have You Visited Streetsblog Lite? If Not, Here’s What You’re Missing

Thousand Steps Up by/copyright Aaron Proctor is from the Big Parade. Benches, by Asuka Hisa is of, well, benches.

While L.A. Streetsblog has been a busy blog already this week, Streetsblog Lite has also been busy.  If you haven’t checked it out, here’s what you’ve missed:

Two pictures have made it to the final of our photo contest,both visible above.  You can see them here, but to vote you have to visit Streetsblog Lite.

What’s the relationship between bike ridership and obesity rates?  Velo-City put together a graphic that tells the tale of three countries.

While I was rocking the River Ride with family and friends, our Boyle Heights Writer, Kris Fortin, led the Streetsblog basketball team to the courts in Boyle Heights.

What is Make Music L.A.?  Find out before their debut concert on Thursday.

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