2nd Anniversary for East Side Bike Club this Weekend

(Ed. note:  Though I was invited to this event, I will sadly be out of town over the weekend.  Instead, I wanted to pass the invitation on to all readers of LADOT Bike Blog.) The East Side Bike Club will be celebrating their second year in existence with the “2nd Gear Bike Ride”.  Led by […]

Sharrows Installed on Reseda Boulevard

Sharrows were installed this week on Reseda Boulevard in the Valley as the third of six locations this summer(listed by the LA Eco Village Blog). The Sharrows extend .8 miles from Vanowen Street to Valerio Street.   LADOT Bikeways hopes to install bike lanes on Reseda to the north of the pilot site, as Reseda […]

City of Lights/Ciudad de Luces

We here at LADOT Bike Blog understand that we can’t do it all ourselves; the bike program is a pretty small department operating in a city of 4 million people.  When other groups or people come along who do their part to make LA a better place to bike, we really have to tip our […]

Fountain Ave Sharrows in the News

There’s been a lot of chatter, both positive and negative, regarding the installation of Sharrows on Fountain. Good, bad, or ugly – LADOT Bike Blog is just happy to get people out there talking about Sharrows. The more people talk about Sharrows, the more likely people are to go out and ride them every day. […]

2010 LA Bike Plan Website Online

Here it is, guys. http://www.labikeplan.org/ Go take a look.  LADOT Bike Blog will be reading it over the weekend.

Bike Lanes on San Pedro

These past few weeks have gone by quickly.  LADOT Bike Blog has to hustle just to keep up with each new development.  Aside from the Sharrows installation taking place (Ed. Note: In case you missed it, Sharrows 101, Sharrows Are Here: A Report From Fountain Avenue, Sharrows on Fourth Street), we have some other good […]

LADOT Bike Blog: New Sharrows installed on Fourth Street

First of all, LADOT Bike Blog would like to thank Streetsblog and LA Eco Village for picking up this story earlier.

New draft of 2010 LA Bike Plan to be released tomorrow, June 18

Someone seems to have released the floodgates: new developments in bicycle infrastructure and planning are coming rapidly.  Up next for the City is the newest draft of the LA Bike Plan.  No, really: it’s finally here. The 2010 LA Bike Plan has had a long and tortuous journey, with the first draft submitted by the […]

Sharrows are Here: a Report from Fountain Avenue

Friday June 11th marks a new beginning: LADOT is proud to unveil the first official Sharrows within the City of Los Angeles. Stenciled chevrons with bicycles will run along the pavement on Fountain Avenue from Western Avenue to Vermont Avenue. If you’re in the area, LADOT Bike Blog highly recommends you go check them out. […]

Sharrows 101

(Ed. Note:  Sorry for the lack of content following the close of Bike Week LA.  LADOT Bike Blog had all of his work hours eaten up by Sharrows studies.  Now that the first phase is completed, he can get back to writing more posts for LA’s bicycling public.  And for Sharrows news from the LACBC, […]