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Archive for June, 2010

June 14th, 2010 - 10:00 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

How to Lock up Your Bike & How to Bike Racks

This article appeared in LA Streetsblog in June, 2010 Last month I wrote an article about how important bike parking is in our urban environment. As long as there is no standard in bike parking in our city, riding a bike will continue to be considered a sport not a transportation solution. Since the[...]

June 11th, 2010 - 12:42 pm § in Sustainability

Rebel Without a Car: Convert Your Electricity into Your Own Energy

This article appeared in the on-line magazine for actors The Networker, in June 2010 Electricity is around us and it’s part of our everyday lives so much so that we don’t pay attention to it until there is an electric outage. Or until we go camping and there are no plugs to keep our cell[...]

June 8th, 2010 - 10:46 am § in Sustainability

Happy World Ocean Day

As a result of a United Nations General Assembly resolution passed in December 2008, World Oceans Day is now officially recognized by the UN as June 8th each year.[...]

June 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm § in Community, Everything Bike & Metro

Thank you Friends and thank you Trader Joe’s!

Thank you my friends for calling in, boycotting, facebooking and tweeting about the Hollywood/Vine Trader Joe’s not providing bike parking. Our efforts have paid off and Trader Joe’s finally installed some beautiful racks! Cyclists and local residents are now welcome to ride their bikes [...]

June 2nd, 2010 - 3:46 pm § in Community

Hollywood Trader Joe’s boycott is over. Bike racks now welcome shoppers who ride their bikes.

I want to thank Stephen Box for getting bike racks in the new Hollywood Trader Joe’s store. His perseverance, his belief that wrongs have to be made right, and his commitment to make our neighborhoods safe and accessible for everybody paid off not only for cyclists but also for the Hollywood C[...]