Ghost Bikes of L.A. Closing Party

Help us complete the Ghost Bikes of LA alter (bring booze & flowers!) and appreciate the art, effort and lives of everyone in the Los Angeles cycling community.

The international art movement begun in 2003 celebrates ten years of art, advocacy and community with this the first ever gallery show dedicated to Ghost Bikes.

Ghost Bikes of LA is an informative and inspiring look at how art and awareness are bringing people closer together and changing our cities for the better.

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On Fountain and LaBrea, a Ghost Bike Appears

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Yesterday morning, the sun rose on the corner of La Brea and Fountain to a new occupant on the street corner.  A Ghost Bike had been erected by a group of bike activists to memorialize two pedestrians, one of whom may have been walking her bike across the street, who "lost their lives to a […]

Art Opening: Ghost Bikes of L.A.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – Opening Friday, October 24, 2013 The international art movement begun in 2003 celebrates ten years of art, advocacy and community with the first ever gallery show. Family members, Ghost Bike and transportation advocates, artists and friends will be in attendance. Ghost Bikes are memorials honoring cyclists who are fatally – or […]

Streetsies 2014: Civil Servant of the Year

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This year, we’re going to spread out the Streetsie voting over a couple of weeks, with some of the voting going live today, tomorrow and next week. Voting will close on Friday, January 2, 2015, at noon. Reader voting accounts for one-half of the scoring this year, with one-quarter going to staff voting, and another […]

Opening Tonight: Ghost Bikes of L.A. Art Exhibit

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Ghost Bikes L.A., a local art show honoring a decade of art, advocacy and community opens tonight 7 pm at Red #5 Yellow #7 in the Hel-Mel Bike District in East Hollywood. “Through visually stunning art installations we aim to inspire viewers,” explains Nona Varnado, the curator of the exhibit. “We explore in depth the […]

Gardena PD Ticket, Harass United Riders of South Los Angeles for Taking Lane while the Case of the Hit-and-Run Victim They Were Honoring Remains Unsolved

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The United Riders of South Los Angeles had just left the memorial site for Benjamin Torres, killed last October in Gardena in a hit-and-run, when they were pulled over by the Gardena Police Department. They had stopped at the site to replace Torres’ original ghost bike, which had recently been removed by the city. They […]