cycling

Bike racks revisited

After reading our earlier post, several readers are asking why Metro doesn’t just install three-bike racks on the shorter 40-foot buses like some other California agencies have done. On those, the 48.5-foot limit probably would not be approached, even by protruding bike handlebars. Equipping the shorter buses might, in fact, [continue reading]

Metro promotes Bike Week L.A.

Bike to Work Day is May 19 — and Metro is offering free rides to cyclists. Here’s the news release from Metro detailing other cycling activities for the week: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is promoting “Bike Week LA” May 16-20 by supporting a host of activities [continue reading]

The art of transit

photos by Hans Laetz, via submission On a visit to Washington D.C. in June, Hans took these photos of the new bike lane installed in the middle of Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and the Capitol Building. The Washington Post explained that the bike lanes were put in the [continue reading]