July 5, 2012
Now that it’s July and the city’s fiscal year is over, I’ve been tooling around a bit in the city’s bike lane mileage data. As Bikas posted earlier this week, the city of Los Angeles implemented 50.26 miles of new bike lanes during the past fiscal year 2011-12. This is an order of magnitude greater […]
June 18, 2012
L.A.’s cyclist activists have a history and reputation for DIY (Do It Yourself) projects: painting sharrows and bike lanes, adding safety signage, etc. Drivers also have some history of DIY efforts toward enhancing parking. Today’s story focuses on a San Fernando Valley street where someone has painted DIY gray curbs to increase car parking at the expense of bicyclist […]
June 15, 2012
Within the past week or so, the city of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) added 2.7 miles of bike lane on Burbank Boulevard. The new Burbank Blvd lanes extend from Radford Avenue (just west of the 170 Freeway) to Hazeltine Avenue (just east of Van Nuys Boulevard.)
June 14, 2012
The city of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) recently striped new bike lanes on La Tuna Canyon Road in Sun Valley. The new La Tuna bike lanes extend 0.26 miles from Sunland Boulevard to Glenoaks Boulevard.
June 1, 2012
The city of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has striped new bike lanes in Sun Valley. They’re 1.6 miles long, on Vineland Avenue extending from Vanowen Street to Sunland Boulevard.
May 30, 2012
Continuing Bikas’ journey through Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley’s recently-installed bikeways: 0.7 mile of new bike lanes on Van Nuys Boulevard. The new lanes extend south from the Metro Orange Line bikeway/busway to Chandler Boulevard. This portion of Van Nuys is one of L.A.’s crazy-excessively-highway-wide streets. I’ve been known to joke that it’s so wide, the […]
May 29, 2012
Bikas brings you more bike lanes reports from the city of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley: 1.9 miles of new bike lane on White Oak Avenue. The new White Oak Avenue lanes extend from Van Owen Street to Roscoe Boulevard. They’re located in the neighborhood of Reseda.
May 25, 2012
It’s Sylmar Friday here at Bikas. About a mile due north of the Laurel Canyon Boulevard bike lanes there are also new bike lanes on Polk Street. The new Polk Street bike lanes extend 0.8 miles from Glenoaks Boulevard to San Fernando Road (north.)
May 25, 2012
The city of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) recently striped 0.6-mile of new bike lanes on Laurel Canyon Boulevard. The lanes extend from Crestknoll Drive to Rinaldi Street. They’re in the Los Angeles City community of Sylmar, along Sylmar’s southern border. The lanes are located immediately east of the 5 Freeway just south of […]