CicLAvia: Heart of Los Angeles

Dowtown L.A., Boyle Heights, Chinatown, South L.A. MacArthur Park
CicLAvia returns to its original route to bring the streets back to people. Bike, walk, run, skate, play on L.A.’s streets, and celebrate this fine city. More info at CicLAvia.org.

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CicLAvia Unveils Official Map for 4/21 CicLAvia to the Sea

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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 […]

CicLAvia No. 10: Huge, Wonderful, Happy, But No Longer Newsworthy?

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If a CicLAvia opens the city, and almost no media coverage ensues, does anybody hear? My answer is a resounding yes. Even if CicLAvia is now becoming almost taken for granted by the mainstream, it still changes lives, activates places, and brings Angelenos together. L.A.’s 10th CicLAvia came and went yesterday. Tens of thousands of people […]

CicLAvia: Where’s Next?

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It seems as though each CicLAvia is attracting more and more people to the carfree festival that connects ten neighborhoods bordering and including Downtown.  After past CicLAvia’s, we’ve asked where’s next? But as CicLAvia has become such a powerful symbol of what Los Angeles can be, the chorus calling for a local CicLAvia is growing. […]

CicLAvia XII Open Thread: Viva the Valley!

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With a winning formula that attracts tens of thousands of participants, spurred on by funding from Metro, Southern California open streets programs are not just for central and Downtown L.A. any more. Coming soon, inaugural ciclovías will take Long Beach and Pasadena. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Yesterday, CicLAvia opened Lankershim and Ventura Boulevards for nearly […]