F.L.O.W. Fundraiser

Support two local bicyclists founding the Feminist Library On Wheels – “F.L.O.W.” – music, zines, advice, and more! Full details at the Facebook Event. Read more about FLOW at this League of American Bicyclists profile.

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Breaking News: Metro Reverses Rush Hour Ban on Bikes on Trains

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Gunpowder doesn’t have to fear getting ticketed on his way to Metro Board meetings. Photo: LAStreetsblog/Flickr Announced this morning at LA Bike Week’s kickoff event in front of LAPD headquarters, Metro will be lifting restrictions on when and where you can bring your bike onto Metro Rail (the Purple, Red, Blue, Green, and Gold Lines).  Current […]

Does a Helmet Law Make Sense in California?

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The proposed California-wide bicycle helmet law has stirred up a passionate debate on blogs and bike club lists as well as in the media. Unfortunately, many discussions have degraded quickly into name-calling and personal insults–like the oh-so-droll “hard-headed bicyclists” headline several media outlets thought was so clever. Many people also expressed off-the-point misunderstandings of objections […]

Helmets Ready! Mayor Hosts First Bike Summit

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Former Mayor Richard Riordan presents training wheels to the wounded Mayor. For more pics from the conference, visist Gary Rides Bikes’ Flickr Page Despite the Monday 9am hour and the picture perfect weather, a standing-room only crowd assembled in the Metro Board Room for city of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s first Bike Summit.  Alongside Mayor Villaraigosa […]

Event Promotes Awareness of CA 3-Foot Passing Bill In Effect Next Week

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This morning, California legislators, law enforcement representatives, cycling advocates, and the Automobile Association of America (AAA) gathered to promote awareness of the state’s new 3-foot passing law. Long in the works, the Three Feet for Safety Act, A.B. 1371, goes into effect next Tuesday, September 16. As the campaign has shifted from passing the law […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

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The Week in Livable Streets Events’ two-week summer hiatus is over. Lots to do this week with High Speed Rail, another Seleta Reynolds public event, back to school day, feminists on wheels, AHSC funding, and a full weekend. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – The California High Speed Rail Authority holds three more meetings in Southern California […]