In 2007, Janette Sadik-Khan was appointed transportation commissioner of New York City, a position she held until 2013. In that time she was Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s point person on improving…
South Fig is becoming a “complete” street; North Fig may not, despite years of efforts to introduce a bike lane and “calming” measures on a dangerous stretch of road in Highland Park. A meeting tonight will bring out hundreds in a test of LA’s progress in changing its infrastructure in keeping with changing times.
LA has long been celebrated as a city of “mobility,” a place that was about relishing its freedom of movement as much as staying still, and where people identified with their cars as much as their homes. But now the region has become immobile. Join KCRW’s DnA for an event where we talk about the future of mobility in L.A.
In Part 2 of becoming a biker in L.A., Caroline Chamberlain turns to a few colleagues who have extensive cycling experience in Los Angeles to get as much advice as possible before buying a bike. While she got very useful advice, some of it was less than reassuring.