Tag Archives: Los Angeles

All aboard the Los Angeles Bike Train

Bicycle trains offer bike commuters a fun, safer ride to work with regularly scheduled group rides. Ride leaders commit to a regular departure time and route, allowing other commuters to join in. Bike trains are usually used in the context of biking to school along with walking school buses. Such group riding and walking programs read more »

GPS & helicopter tracks Los Angeles bike theft

NBC news investigative reporting team in Los Angeles used their news helicopter to track a bike thief and hit pay dirt when they located a home with dozens of apparently stolen bikes.

L.A. County interactive bikeways map

Los Angeles County has published an interactive bikeways map that includes information about bikeway closures, plans for future trails, and bikeways from non-county jurisdictions (e.g. city of Los Angeles paths, etc). Go to LA County Department of Public Works for the real map. Via LA Transpo Headlines curated by LA Metro.

Mulholland Highway motorcycle vs bicycle

This one went a little viral in the various bicycle forums on Sunday. A motorcycle rider takes a curve too wide and too fast and plows into a pair of cyclists on the edge of the road. One rider reportedly walked away, the other was taken to the hospital. The location in this video is read more »

Figueroa & 11th, Los Angeles, California

Today, Figueroa Street in Los Angeles is kind of your typical six lane traffic sewer. As Steve Hymon writes for The (LA Metro) Source: Figueroa is one of those big, wide Los Angeles streets that resembles a freeway stuffed into the midst of a city. Los Angeles Councilwoman Jan Perry and the city’s Department of read more »

$25,000 reward for hit & run driver who hit cyclist Damien Kevitt

Damien Kevitt lost his leg after after a selfish dirtbag in a minivan made an illegal turn, striking Kevitt and dragging him 600 feet onto the I-5 freeway in Los Angeles last month. The city of Los Angeles are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the dirt bag who did read more »