Recent Streetsblog LA posts about L.A. River Bike Path

#StreetsR4Families- The Los Angeles River Ride

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Yesterday was the 16th Annual Los Angeles River Ride. The River Ride serves the three-part purpose of fundraiser for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC), tour of the L.A. River, and a group ride that brings together hundreds of bicyclists. After missing the ride for a couple of years due to my vacation plans, […]

A Tale of Two Future Bridges: New Bike/Ped Crossing on L.A. River, Fewer Sidewalks on Glendale-Hyperion

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It was sort of a surreal moment. Even as Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell stood at the podium discussing the benefits of a planned new bicycle and pedestrian crossing over the L.A. River, the Bureau of Public Works released its recommendation (PDF) that the new Glendale-Hyperion Bridge would actually have fewer feet devoted to […]

Metro Round-Up: LAX, Open Streets, New Reps on Technical Committee

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At yesterday’s Metro Board Meeting, directors approved a handful of initiatives that have great implications for the future livability of the Los Angeles Region. Here is the re-cap: Technical Committee Adds Pedestrian and Bike Representatives The Metro Board approved adding two new active transportation representatives to the agency’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). In addition to […]

Weekend Update: Lawsuit and Rally to Save Riverside-Figueroa Landbridge

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Last Wednesday, proponents of preserving the historic Riverside-Figueroa Bridge lost an appeal before the L.A. City Public Works Commission. EnrichLA, RAC Design Build, and others, have pressed for converting the bridge into a “Landbridge” – an elevated park, similar to New York City’s Highline, accessible to pedestrians and cyclists. Last Thursday, the new parallel bridge […]