cycling

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]

The art of transit

photo by Greg Raisman, via Flickr Nope, that’s not our Hollywood. That’s the Hollywood part of Portland, Oregon, the city with some serious cycling credentials. The cyclist is in a “bike box,” which the city has installed in several locations to try to eliminate collisions between cyclists and vehicles that [continue reading]