photo by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, via Flickr creative commons It’s Friday, meaning it’s almost play time. In that spirit, here’s a photo of the Bizz Johnson bike trail in Northern California — it runs for 25 miles from Susanville along an old rail right-of-way converted to a bike trail. To submit [continue reading]
Following up our earlier post, here are three pics I snapped at Union Station this morning of the two Metrolink bike cars that have been the recipients of a special wrap. They look quite awesome in person.
Metrolink isn’t screwing around. They’ve taken two of their new “bike cars” and put “wraps” on them to let everyone know loud and clear that they’re train cars with tons of extra room for bikes. Both of the cars are on the same train this morning, the only time that [continue reading]
City of Lights, a program of the L.A. County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC), is hosting a fund-raising dinner tonight. It’s open to the public and tickets will be available at the door. (Details below.) But even if you’re not in the mood for a nice night out there’s something to be [continue reading]
The above video presents a short summary of some of the highlights of last Wednesday’s Bicycle Roundtable. Cyclists, advocates and other stakeholders gathered at Metro headquarters for the third Bicycle Roundtable to discuss various ways to make Metro more bike friendly. Here are a few notes from the meeting: Metro [continue reading]
Mayor Villaraigosa’s Bike Summit Receives Favorable, Wait and See Reception from L.A. Bike Community
L.A. City Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa just wrapped up his “Bike Summit” at Metro, and while not officially describing himself as a cyclist, promised to champion cyclist issues, including raising safety awareness for cyclists on streets and improving bicycle infrastructure. This pledge was made following his own accident where the mayor [continue reading]