Good Samaritan Hospital Blessing of the Bikes

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Good Sam’s Blesses the Bikes

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A multi-faith approach to bike blessings This morning Good Samaritan Hospital held one of the most popular events of Bike to Work Week, the Blessing of the Bicycles.  This marks the sixth year that Good Sam’s has held this event to celebrate cycling, mourn the cyclists lost since last year’s blessing and bring together some […]

Bike Week: Blessing Bikes, Talking Bikes, Bike Videos

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There are lots of #BikeWeekLA events going on this week — way too many for our meager cadre of Streetsblog Los Angeles writers to attend. We did make it to a few events so far: the kick-off press conference, a panel, and a blessing. Good Samaritan’s 2015 Blessing of the Bicycles This morning Good Samaritan Hospital hosted […]

Caution! Please Pass with Care!

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Signs also available in Spanish.  Photo: LA Ecovillage When I first heard of the signs that popped up all over Los Angeles two nights ago urging drivers to pass cyclists with care, my first thoughts were that L.A.’s D.I.Y. culture has reached a tipping point.  Not only have advocates learned that the LADOT and other […]

Good Samaritan Opens Bike Sharing Program

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From this week’s Los Angeles County Bike Coalition newsletter comes news that one major employer in Los Angeles is bringing bike sharing for their employees. Bike Sharing At Good Sam Good Samaritan Hospital in Downtown Los Angeles has launched a bike-sharing program that allows its approximately 1,500 employees to borrow bicycles for traveling around the […]