Bike Week

Why You Ride: Bicycle Edition – Sweeyoke Ooi, known for her cycling adventures, advocacy and positive energy

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: Sweeyoke Ooi Commuting Mode: Hybrid (Bike / Public Transit) Sweeyoke Ooi loves bicycles! She also [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Thursday, May 15

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Metro outlines light rail extension plans for Eastside Gold Line (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)  The draft environmental study for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, May 13

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Date set for 405 carpool lane opening (ZevWeb) The new 10-mile northbound HOV lane on the 405 freeway between the 10 and 101 freeways will open [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Monday, May 12

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Did anyone see @ericgarcetti biking to work this morning? #BikeWeekLA #bikeLA @LADOTBikeProg @LAMayorsOffice pic.twitter.com/ol2II0O32H — LACntyBikeCoalition (@lacbc) May 12, 2014 Growing ranks of bicyclists still [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]

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]