The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is sponsoring “Bike Week LA” activities from May 13-19 to encourage Angelinos to ride bicycles to work, school….heck everywhere!
“Bicycling is a great way to travel around a neighborhood, especially with new bicycle lanes and paths appearing all across Los Angeles County. Bike with us at our Bike Week events, and see how easy it can be! …
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Weekend Events a plenty, and a plenty of traffic.
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
The Long Beach Grand Prix
Staples Center sporting events.
Perhaps public transportation is the way to get there.
Metro plans to add train capacity on several Metro Rail lines in anticipation of major Los Angeles area events scheduled the weekend of April 20-21, including Festival of Books, CicLAvia – To The Sea, Long Beach …
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The Ciclavia to the sea has been CANCELED
On Sunday, September 23
Calling all bicycle riders, exercise enthusiasts, outdoor fanatics, beach goers, Los Angeles lovers, party people young and old…who wants to go to the beach for a picnic ?
Meet Keith Martin, CicLAvia to the Sea Co Chair.
On July 2010, Kajon reported on her blog about this new street festival.
*CicLAvia was imported from Venezuela by Mayor …
Stage 8 and the final leg for the big “Tour de California” finishes up Sunday. This is one of the several big events this weekend expected to draw thousands of people downtown LA
See list below for road closures
Stage 8 (Overall Finish): Sunday, May 2
Stage 8 of the 2012 Amgen Tour of California will start in what is quite possibly the most quintessential L.A. city …
BICYCLISTS TO RIDE NEW METRO EXPO LINE BIKE LANES AS PART OF BIKE WEEK L.A.
Six miles of new bicycle lanes -Tomorrow morning cyclists all over L.A. will participate in an Expo/Mid-City Ride as part of the official “Bike Week L.A,”. The ride will be on the new bike lanes that parallel the recently opened Metro Expo Line between Exposition Park and Culver City. This …
From The California Department of Transportation…Bicycle Commuting & Safety
What has two wheels, improves mobility and air quality, reduces traffic congestion and parking demand, saves energy, and promotes healthy living through enjoyable exercise? Sound too good to be true? Planners, engineers, policymakers, and cyclists recognize these as benefits of bicycle commuting.
Equipping Your Bicycle for Commuting
Make sure the bicycle is properly sized and adjusted.
Use a white …
It’s bike week this week with numerous events planned throughout the week by LA’s own Metro. http://www.metro.net/bikes/bike-week/
Last year I wrote a series of articles here on Shortcuts about riding to work and how to get started. You can search the archives for the series which included videos, but start with this link on how get going riding Thursday on Bike to Work Day: …
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Expo Line provides 1,512 free parking spaces at facilities serving three stations
Connectivity abounds: Metro Bus and Metro Rail service – free parking, bike lanes and bike parking expand the Metro system and mobility throughout Los Angeles County
Commuters who are gearing up to take the Expo Line to work and other destinations have options to park for free at parking facilities located at La Cienega …
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It all started a couple of weeks ago when my friend Alyssa contacted me about a friend of hers that was the victim of a hit and run. Marie was leaving LACMA after viewing a movie at the museum.
While walking across the street Marie was hit by a car. She was hurt pretty badly too. The driver took off and left her lying on the street. Alyssa wanted everyone she knew to spread the word. Trying to find the perpetrator or anyone that may have seen something – anything, and report it to LAPD.
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Some Days Are Just Better Than Others!
Bright eyed and bushy tailed at this morning’s kick-off for CicLAvia, Villaraigosa made a HUGE announcement!!!! I love it! Bikes – 4,000 of them, for you to use thanks to the city’s new bike-sharing program! A great day for Los Angeles. Happy CicLAvia-ing!
From LA Streets Blog…
Surprise! City Announces Massive Bike Share Program Coming in December
by Damien Newton
In an announcement …