This Week in Livable Streets

sblog_calendar

Bike motions at L.A.’s Public Works Committee, Ride4Love, VooDoo ride, Rail Passenger Association meeting, L.A. City’s Bicycle Advisory Committee, new walk trail in Silver Lake, and more.

  • Tuesday 2/6 – The L.A. City Bicycle Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. at the Hollywood Neighborhood City Hall at 6501 Fountain Avenue. Details at Facebook event.
  • Wednesday 2/7 – The L.A. City Council Public Works Committee will consider two motions that aim to curtail city liability by curtailing bicycle facilities – despite most lawsuit incidents not taking place on streets with bike facilities – and much greater payouts coming from crashes involving cars. The committee will meet at 1 p.m. at the Third-Floor Public Works Hearing Room at City Hall at 200 N. Spring Street in downtown L.A. (public entrance on Main Street.) Details at meeting agenda.
  • Thursday 2/8 – BikeSGV will be holding a general meeting for community input on advocacy efforts. The meeting will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. at Bike SGV’s Jeff Seymour Family Center at 10900 Mulhall Street in El Monte. Details at Facebook event.
  • Saturday 2/10 – L.A. City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and the L.A. DWP host the grand opening ceremonies for a new walk path on the southern end of the Silver Lake Reservoir. The ribbon-cutting will take place at 10 a.m. at the South Dam east entrance on Silver Lake Boulevard at Rockford Road. Details at Facebook event.
  • Saturday 2/10 – East Side Riders will host the VooDoo Ride, starting at 3 p.m. at 22nd. Street Landing at 141 W. 22nd Street in San Pedro. Details at Facebook event.
  • Sunday 2/11 – The Rail Passenger Association of California and Nevada will meet at 10 a.m. upstairs at Philippe’s at 1001 N. Alameda Street, near Union Station. The main topic will be to discuss a game plan to counter the “theft” of Union Station, shops etc vs. convenience for passengers. The meeting is free and open to the public.
The 2018 Ride4Love is this Sunday
The 2018 Ride4Love is this Sunday
  • Sunday 2/11 – Watts’ own East Side Riders host the Ride4Love, starting at 3 p.m. at Ted Watkins Park at 1335 E. 103rd Street in Watts. Details at Facebook event.
  • Sunday 2/11 – Walk Bike Burbank hosts a ride to show love for the Verdugo Bike Lanes! Meet at noon at Lincoln Park at 300 N. Buena Vista Street in Burbank. Details at Facebook event.

Did we miss anything? Is there something we should list on future calendars? Email joe [at] streetsblog.org.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

The Week in Livable Streets Events

|
Tuesday – The City of Los Angeles’ Bicycle Advisory Committee meets at 7:00 P.M. in the Hollywood Neighborhood Center.  As you’d expect, there’s a log on the agenda: LAPD Relations, the Bike Plan, education…For the full agenda, click here. Wednesday – The City Council Transportation Committee meets at 2:00 P.M. in City Hall.  The agenda […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

|
Monday – Join LACBC, Elly Blue, Joshua Ploeg & Joe Biel for the “Dinner & Bike Tour.” Admission is FREE to the downtown LA event thanks to the generous sponsorship of Flying Pigeon. More infop, here. Tuesday – Wednesday – Much of the work that happens in committee is actually more important than what happens at the […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

|
A late start to the week won’t prevent this week from being a major week for cyclists around Los Angeles County. However, the highlight of the week could be the "town hall meeting" being held by Senator Barbara Boxer and Secretary Ray LaHood on the re-authorization of the federal transportation trust fund downtown this Friday. […]

The Week in Livable Streets Events

|
Wow, there are some important head to head meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday night. Tuesday – The City of Santa Monica wants to officially shame Los Angeles on bike infrastructure in every possible way. While L.A. waits for Bike Nation to get it’s act together, remember when kiosks were going to be on the ground […]