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Archive for May, 2010

May 31st, 2010 - 1:47 pm § in Community, Everything Bike & Metro

LA Critical Mass cuffed & tackled – Storm the Bastille! – Tuesday evening

If you are a witness, a victim, or just generally concerned with LAPD’s infringement on cyclist’s rights and/or if you were at last Friday’s LA Critical Mass ride, please attend the LA’s City Council’s Bicycle Advisory Committee this  Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 7pm. Hollywood Ne[...]

May 28th, 2010 - 10:14 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Bikeside Presents at Caltrans 7 Bicycle Advisory Committee

Today’s Caltrans Bicycle Advisory Committee kicked off with a brown-bag session of Bikeside presentations of Hit & Run incidents by Sara Bond, the LA Bike Map by Alex Thompson and the Greensters by Enci Box. This two hour session attracted many folks from Caltrans, SCAG (Southern California As[...]

May 18th, 2010 - 6:00 am § in Community, Everything Bike & Metro

Bikeside Speaks! Saturday, May 22 @ 5pm

Save the date! Saturday, May 22nd, 5pm Bikerowave (12255 Venice Blvd) will host Bikeside for Bikeside’s new bike talk series: Bikeside Speaks! Cyclists, motorists, and everybody that rolls, hops, walks, slides, etc. is welcome, and we’ll have food and drink. Afterward we’ll have a film screeni[...]

May 17th, 2010 - 12:08 pm § in Community, Everything Bike & Metro

Santee Education Complex Global Debate Team publishes a pamphlet about LA’s Backbone Bikeway Network

Los Angeles, Ca. (May 13, 2010) – Yasmin, Richard, and Jackie of the Santee Debate Team announced today that they are making a pamphlet about their recent bike tour of the Backbone streets of Vermont, Wilshire, Crenshaw, Venice, Exposition, Figueroa, and La Brea. The pamphlet is a service project [...]

May 7th, 2010 - 8:00 am § in Sustainability

Rebel Without A Car – Print vs. Digital – Part 2: Promotion

This article appeared in the on-line magazine for actors The Networker, in May 2010 I remember when I was about 16, I got a job in Germany to pass out fliers for events and businesses. The company I worked for gave me a huge box of fliers, provided me with route info, where exactly to […][...]

May 6th, 2010 - 6:00 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Hollywood gets excited over bikes

Appeared in LA Streetsblog, May 5, 2010 Last year at the Alternative Car Expo (to most known as the AltCar Expo), there was much excitement about all the motor vehicles that were trying to be sold as the new alternative to cars. Huh? There was a small area in a room off to the side […][...]

May 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

All dressed up and nowhere to park

Appeared in LA Streetsblog, May 4th, 2010. I love riding my bike, even when it gets tense on the streets and even when I experience conflicts with motorists who don’t respect my space and come too close, cut me off, or endanger my life with their reckless driving. When I ride, I feel everythin[...]