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Bike Rack Design Competition – Ready! Set! Go!

NYC Bike Rack designsLos Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, in partnership with the Bike Writers Collective and the support of the Hollywood Project Area of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, is sponsoring a competition for a unique bicycle rack for the East Hollywood community.

This project seeks to add visual appeal and transportation amenity to its vibrant East Hollywood streetscape along Hollywood Boulevard between Western Avenue and Vermont Avenue.

The City of Los Angeles welcomes the creative energy of the greater community to assist in the creation of this important element of street furniture – the bicycle rack.

To get some insight to the Hollywood bike rack situation, check out SoapBoxLA’s blog “Good for Bikes, Good for Business! Bike Parking!

Get inspired and submit your ideas for not only ideal, safe, secure bike parking but also bike parking that the whole world can turn to and take examples from.

For  Specification and Design and more info, download the Bike Rack Competition pdf here.

Submit proposals by 3 PM on Friday, March 6, 2009 to:

Mail:
Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti
East Hollywood Bike Rack Competition
Attn: Helen Leung
5500 Hollywood Blvd, 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90029

E-mail:
Helen.Leung@lacity.org

Although special care will be taken in the handling of all submissions, the City of Los Angeles cannot be  responsible for any materials that are ost or damaged while in our possession or in transit.

Applicants will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision by mid-April 2009.

ELIGIBILITY

This competition is open to all artists and designers living in Los Angeles County. Bike riding enthusiasts and/or East Hollywood residents are encouraged to apply.