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New Downtown Bike Lanes Coming June 2012

May 31, 2012


Yesterday afternoon, Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar hosted a Downtown Bike Network open house at Toriumi Plaza in Little Tokyo. Bikas was there and brings you new of plenty of new bikeways coming very soon to downtown streets. The open house included information tables with the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC), CicLAvia, Metro, […]

New Bike Lanes on Van Nuys Blvd

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 […]

New Bike Lanes on White Oak Avenue in Reseda

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. 

New Bike Lanes on Polk Street in Sylmar

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.) 

New Bike Lanes on Laurel Canyon Blvd in Sylmar

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 […]

Student Letters to Reyes: Do Bike Lanes So Less Kids Get Hurt

May 23, 2012


Today Bikas posts a few more Nightingale Middle School letters to Los Angeles City Councilmember Ed Reyes. Bikas is working with NMS students who want the city of Los Angeles to implement the already-approved bike lanes on Cypress Avenue and Avenue 28. See earlier posts for background, letters, and video on this campaign. LADOT has […]

New Bike Lanes on 13th-Weymouth in San Pedro

May 22, 2012


Bikas brings news from San Pedro: new bike lanes on Weymouth Avenue and on 13th Street. 13th turns into Weymouth, so it’s all one continuous 0.8-mile project. The Weymouth bike lanes go 0.2-mile from 9th Street to 13th Street. The lanes continue 0.6-mile on 13th from Weymouth to Alma Street.