Yesterday was CicLAvia


Yesterday, Sunday, March 22nd, was CicLAvia in the San Fernando Valley. Lankershim Boulevard, from Chandler to Ventura, and Ventura to Coldwater Canyon, was closed to cars. I rode from my house near Sepulveda and Victory to the starting line at North Hollywood Station. It was foggy. Mayor Eric Garcetti: articulate, young and progressive, spoke before…

CicLAvia Event: Sunday, April 6th 9am-5pm


This Sunday, April 6th, from 9am-5pm, Wilshire Boulevard, from Downtown LA to Fairfax, all six miles, will be free of automobiles and entirely owned by pedestrians and bicyclists. The event was created by CicLAvia, an organization promoting healthier and humane alternatives to the dystopia of LA's car enslavement. 100,000 people are expected to attend this…