El Monte Bike Festival

Join us for a Kids Bike Safety Festival in El Monte. Lots of fun activities, including Bike Skills Course, Bike Repair, Group Rides, Fitness Obstacle Course and more! Big thanks to Bike SGV, Day One and City of El Monte Health & Wellness.

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The Week in Livable Streets Events

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There’s some big stuff on this pre-holiday week. The two biggest things are clearly the “Ride of Silence” and the Metro Board meeting. Tonight – The city of San Marino holds a public meeting on its Bike Plan. Bike SGV seems to think it’s pretty good. But there are NIMBY’s. And they have flyers. Get […]

San Gabriel Valley Regional Bike Plan Faces Two Hearings Tonight

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The 5-city San Gabriel Valley regional bike plan is currently making its way through a complicated series of city approvals. Two important bike plan hearings are taking place tonight in the cities of El Monte and Monterey Park. Specific details on those hearings after the jump. Folks who live, work, bike, or breathe in the San Gabriel […]

Today’s Headlines

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New graphic on the front of Metro.net Trader Joe’s Opens at Hollywood and Vine.  Bike Parking Included after a Long, Long, LONG Fight. (The Source, Soapbox) LA, Santa Monica, Claremont, El Monte All Part of the LASB Photo Blog…Whither Long Beach, Pasadena?  Of Course, In Westwood It Was Bike to Campus Week (Be a Green […]

South L.A. Kids Bike Festival

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Join us for a Free Kids Skills and Safety Festival! Learn how to ride your bike safely, start and stop properly, avoid hazards, yielding, ride an obstacle course and more! We’ll even have a limited supply of bikes and helmets for those without.Fun for all ages. Skills stations. On-street group rides. Certificates and goody bags. […]

Better Bike Parking Coming to Metro Stations

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Bike racks at Metro stations can fill up quickly as illustrated by this photo from March 2008 at North Hollywood Station. The problem of insufficient bike parking isn’t a new one for Angelenos and isn’t limited just to Los Angeles.  Even cities such as New York, which installed 1,377 new bike racks last year is […]

Metro Celebrates New El Monte Bike Hub, First of Several

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Metro celebrated the opening of the agency’s first bike hub this morning in El Monte. The hub is located at the El Monte Transit Center, a very quick 15-minute, 12-mile Metro Silver Line Bus Rapid Transit trip from downtown Los Angeles. The hub combines secure bike parking with a small bike shop staffed weekdays, from […]