Bike Corrals Motion moves forward to City Council

After a slight over-run from City Council, the Council Transportation Committee met and heard item #4, talked about in our post yesterday. The item has been moved on to City Council next month.

Bike Corrals before Transportation Committee on Wednesday

So we’ve had some recent comments on LADOT Bike Blog, and some considerable interest from LACBC here, to C.I.C.L.E. here, to Streetsblog here and here and here, all championing a pilot program for Bike Corrals in Northeast LA.  Councilmember Huizar, representative of Council District 14, has introduced a motion for just such a bike corral […]

New Bike Lanes on Hoover!!

They’re so shiny! Nothing makes us happier than being able to announce brand new bike lanes on Hoover Street from 120th Street to 98th Street!

Safe Parking, Part 3: Lock’n’Load (actually, just Lock)

(Ed. Note: You can check out Safe Parking: Part 1 & Part 2 right here) Bike safety is in the news again.  This time, it’s a local ABC report of a “brazen” bicycle thief at the downtown library (via Streetsblog LA’s excellent daily links post).  We can’t stress enough the importance to proper bicycle parking.  […]

Bike Safety: Safe Moves

(Ed. Note: A question came up recently in the LA Bike blogosphere about what LADOT was doing to educate cyclists.  How fortuitous that I was already working on a post that discusses the very same issue!  Enjoy.) LADOT’s primary vehicle (ha!) for Bicycle Education is a program called Safe Moves.  The program works closely with […]

Safe Parking, Part 2: Location, Location, Location

Safe Parking Series: Part One: Bikes in Demand, Part Two: Location, Location, Location, Part Three: Lock’n’Load (actually, just Lock) Location Matters One of the nice things about a bike is that you can lock it up practically anywhere.  A lamp post, a parking sign, a park bench, or a railing; pretty much anything securely attached to […]

Elysian Valley Bike Path: Almost there!

Ed. Note:  With a misplaced keystroke, we accidentally published this post a few days early.  Our apologies for teasing your RSS feeds without delivering.  Fitting, considering content of the post.  Anyhow, enjoy! So there was a recent post in The Eastsider LA (also covered in L.A. Creek Freak) about the newly paved section of bike […]

Safe Parking, Part 1: Bikes in Demand

Safe Parking Series: Part Two: Location, Location, Location, Part Three: Lock’n’Load (actually, just Lock) As we’re sure much of you know, bicycle theft has become a pretty hot issue for the LA bicycle community.  For our part, we can’t blame them for getting riled up.  The latest reports from the LAPD, via the LA Times, state […]

Let’s all welcome the new kid!

Good Afternoon, Bicyclist. We’re inviting you to join us in this new endeavor we’re calling the “LADOT Bike Blog”. The bicycling community in Los Angeles has seen explosive growth over the last few years and the online bicycling community has grown along with it. Accordingly, the L.A. bicycling community deserves an online source of information […]