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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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County Bike Plan Ignores Safety

County Bike Plan Ignores Safety

Bikeside went to the LA County draft Bicycle Master Plan meeting in Marina del Rey last night.  The draft plan covers unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County and other seemingly random patches of land, like the Westside VA campus (we’ll get back to that one later). The existing LA County Bicycle Master Plan was adopted […]

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Bikeside SPEAKS! Inspires Change

Bikeside SPEAKS! Inspires Change

When I met with my fellow Bikesiders and we talked about crawling out of our blogger caves and facing the public voices in person, I was amazed to find the hard questions of the internet discussed directly and intelligently in the open forum: Bikeside SPEAKS!

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