Here is the news release from Metro: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is sponsoring “Bike Week L.A.” activities from May 12-18 to encourage people to ride bicycles to work, school and other destinations throughout LA County to reduce traffic and air pollution. Bring a bicycle or bicycle [continue reading]
Join Temple City in celebrating the completion of the Rosemead Boulevard Safety Enhancements and Beautification Project this Saturday, May 10, at the Grand Opening Festival. The community event will take place on the southbound lanes of Rosemead Boulevard between Las Tunas Drive and Broadway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Activities include a [continue reading]
On Saturday, May 10 Metro will sponsor the “Old Roots, New Routes” bicycle ride, led by C.I.C.L.E. and the Eastside Bike Club. This ride will be part of the Rosemead Boulevard Grand Opening (GO!) celebration. The event will celebrate Temple City’s streetscape redesign of Rosemead Boulevard, a project partially funded [continue reading]
Have bicycle, will travel! Bike Week L.A.–taking place May 12 – 18–will soon be upon us. Here are some highlights of scheduled events so you can start planning. For a full schedule of events, click here. Make sure your bike is in tip-top shape by attending a fix your bike event on [continue reading]
In anticipation of Bike Week L.A. May 12-18, 2014, Metro has launched a new bicycle ad campaign entitled “Every Day is a Bike Day” to encourage more Angelenos to bicycle for every day transportation. Running on county billboards, the Internet and Metro buses from May through July 2014, the new [continue reading]
Why You Ride: Bicycle Edition – Nick Rosenblum, has only been riding his bicycle for 6 months, but is officially converted!
We are collecting nominations for the Year-Round Golden Pedal Awards, Metro’s competition for great stories about bicycling. We’re featuring these stories in a monthly Why You Ride series – because for many Angelenos, Bike Week never ends! Name: Nick Rosenblum Start: Palms Boulevard at National Blvd. (Los Angeles Westside) End: Venice Boulevard at [continue reading]
No surprise: another big crowd for CicLAvia on Sunday, with cyclists, walkers and others taking over Wilshire Boulevard between downtown Los Angeles and the Miracle Mile. Here are a few pics. Kind of wish you were out here? There's still time! #ciclavia pic.twitter.com/2eFIHuql57 — CicLAvia (@CicLAvia) April 6, 2014 @ALTravelProject [continue reading]
Enjoy a car-free day on Wilshire Boulevard at CicLAvia – Iconic Wilshire Boulevard this Sunday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wilshire Blvd. will be closed to car traffic between Downtown L.A. and Fairfax Avenue for pedestrians and cyclists to enjoy. Getting to CicLAvia is easy via Metro Rail — there are [continue reading]
If you’re a fan of CicLAvia, you probably already know that L.A.’s beloved celebration of all things alternate transportation returns April 6, with a route that will transform Iconic Wilshire Boulevard into a totally car-free–and completely bike/ped-friendly–environment. What you may not know is that CicLAvia is currently giving away FREE [continue reading]
Why You Ride: Bicycle Edition – “Rio” Jill Contreras, committed to empowering cyclists through community rides, workshops, and more!
We are collecting nominations for the Year-Round Golden Pedal Awards, Metro’s competition for great stories about bicycling. We’re featuring these stories in a monthly Why You Ride series – because for many Angelenos, Bike Week never ends! Name: “Rio” Jill Contreras Distance: Long Commute (5 miles or more) Commuting Features: Traffic-congestion and [continue reading]