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Pereyda: Provide Safe Bike Access to CD 15 Waterfront

Pereyda: Provide Safe Bike Access to CD 15 Waterfront

“For the LA Waterfront project to be totally successful, bike and foot traffic will have to be a major part of the planning process,” wrote Frank Pereyda, Council District 15 candidate, in Bikeside’s Survey on Biking and Walking. One of the key issues in the Council District 15 election is transportation.  Bikeside’s survey provides an [...]

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Want Safer Streets in CD 15? Vote Pro-BikeTomorrow

Want Safer Streets in CD 15? Vote Pro-BikeTomorrow

Bikeside asked candidates in the November 8, 2011 Special Council District 15 Election to take its bike friendliness survey and participate in the CicLAvia edition of Bikeside Speaks. Of the eleven candidates on the CD 15 ballot, the following eight candidates engaged with Bikeside and committed to getting cycling on City Hall’s agenda, if elected [...]

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Buscaino: Clean Air and Safe Streets for Kids in CD 15

Buscaino: Clean Air and Safe Streets for Kids in CD 15

“The most significant obstacle to CD 15 becoming more bike friendly is the amount of automobile traffic on our streets,” wrote Joe Buscaino, Council District 15 candidate, in Bikeside’s biking and walking survey.  “It makes biking more difficult for casual riders.  While we have some bike lanes throughout the district, I do believe we need [...]

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Chambliss: Engage Neighborhood Councils to Create Safer Streets

Chambliss: Engage Neighborhood Councils to Create Safer Streets

“There are virtually no bike lanes on any streets in CD 15,” wrote Rebecca Chambliss, a realtor running for Council District 15.  “Many of the streets are narrow and it’s rare to see bikes on other than the main streets,” Chambliss noted in Bikeside’s survey.  As a cyclist who rides once a week, Chambliss says [...]

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Gordon Teuber: Build San Pedro-Long Beach Bike Linkages, Waterfront Bike Path

Gordon Teuber: Build San Pedro-Long Beach Bike Linkages, Waterfront Bike Path

“[I]n CD 15, we have a lot of opportunity to improve our bicycle opportunities.  We have some of the most beautiful coastline in all of California right in CD 15, in San Pedro, along Paseo Del Mar,” Gordon Teuber, CD 15 candidate, told cyclists at the October 9th Bikeside Speaks. “My vision is that I [...]

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Justin Brimmer Commits to Bringing Backbone Network to Life in CD 15

Justin Brimmer Commits to Bringing Backbone Network to Life in CD 15

“My brother was riding a bike and a 16-wheeler hit him.  He flew up in the air about 30-40 feet, bounced on the ground, and thanks to God, he survived, but that’s a danger,” said Justin Brimmer, CD 15 candidate, at the October 9th CicLAvia edition of Bikeside Speaks.  “We give them bikes, we give [...]

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The Delgado Plan for CicLAvia: Downtown to San Pedro

The Delgado Plan for CicLAvia: Downtown to San Pedro

“You know, I always tell my kids stories about growing up in San Pedro.  How I rode my bike everywhere.  I would ride my bike as a kid all throughout town and all throughout San Pedro,” remarked CD 15 candidate John Delgado at the CicLAvia edition of Bikeside Speaks.  “But there’s one thing you gotta [...]

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Jayme Wilson Wants Bike Stations, Bike Friendly Streets in CD 15

Jayme Wilson Wants Bike Stations, Bike Friendly Streets in CD 15

“The 15th District has failed to develop a practical bike network that makes pedestrian and bicycle mobility a true option of transportation for their community,” wrote Council District 15 candidate Jayme Wilson in September’s Bikeside’s survey on bike friendliness.  “Bicycle infrastructure, traffic calming devices, traffic signals and other street improvements that [support] the pedestrian and biking activities within [...]

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CD 15: Candice Graham, Cyclist Coalition Building Takes Center Stage at Bikeside Speaks!

CD 15: Candice Graham, Cyclist Coalition Building Takes Center Stage at Bikeside Speaks!

“Look, there’s no bad part to a bike ride, unless you’re tired. Then it’s uphill from there,” joked CD 15 candidate Candice Graham in September’s Bikeside survey on biking and walking. Graham rides a French racing bike once a week near the Port of Los Angeles and the Harry Bridges Boulevard Buffer Project currently under [...]

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Cyclists Enter the Fray in Oily Council District

Cyclists Enter the Fray in Oily Council District

Cycling advocates are jumping into the fray of oil-dominated politics in Council District 15 (CD 15).  Bikeside, a local bike lobby, is asking candidates in the November 8, 2011 Special Primary election for the Los Angeles CD 15 seat to take its bike friendliness survey. Within hours, the first candidate responded. “There are virtually no [...]

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