Tag Archives: Bill Rosendahl
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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Marcy Winograd & Bill Rosendahl at Bikeside Speaks!

Marcy Winograd & Bill Rosendahl at Bikeside Speaks!

Marcy Winograd and Bill Rosendahl will cap off a full night of talks at Bikeside Speaks on Saturday!  Winograd is a democratic candidate for congress in the 36th district and is going head to head with “the best republican in the democratic party”, Jane Harman, for the nomination on June 8th.  Bill Rosendahl is the [...]

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$30 million for two miles of bike path? No thanks.

Bill Rosendahl and Paul Koretz sponsored a motion to spend $30 million dollars on 2 miles of bike path (report by the Chief Legislative Analyst – pdf), extending the beach bike path further north.  That’s FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS per mile. Resolution (Rosendahl – Koretz) to include in the City’s 2009-2010 Federal Legislative Program SPONSORSHIP and/or [...]

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Will Rosendahl protect cyclists and pedestrians?

Wednesday’s Transportation Committee will prove a litmus test on Rosendahl’s tenure as Chairman of the Transportation Committee.  Rosendahl will steer the committee in deciding whether to approve speed limit increases on Chandler, Beverly Glen, and Riverside Drive (LAist).  Will Rosendahl take proactive measures to protect cyclists and pedestrians, or sweep away progress thus far and [...]

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12 Questions, thanks Rosendahl! (LABP 19/100)

Waaaay back on December 9th, Councilman (CD11) Bill Rosendahl asked 12 tough questions of city staff – Michelle Mowery, Jordann Turner, and Jane Blumenfeld (who is E-RIPping) – about the proposed LA Bike Plan.  I think the responses to the these questions are telling, so I clipped out the section and you can listen to [...]

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Cyclist Anti-Harassment Ordinance, Public Safety Committee, Monday

Bill Rosendahl’s motion to ask the City Attorney to draft a anti-harassment ordinance will be heard in Public Safety Committee on Monday.  From Rosendahl’s Transportation deputy, Paul Backstrom: Please be advised that the anti-harassment ordinance will be heard in Public Safety committee this coming Monday, January 11 at 9:30 AM (item #4 on the agenda) [...]

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Where have you gone Bill Rosendahl?

Where have you gone Bill Rosendahl?

(originally printed on City Watch on Monday.  Sign up for City Watch here.) Bill Rosendahl, LA City Council Transportation Committee Chair, can be a great champion of any cause, but lately he is missed by cyclists and transportation advocates.  And so, if I may begin this public comment with my “ask”, I ask Bill to [...]

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LABP: LADOT "woefully inadequate" (8/100)

LABP: LADOT "woefully inadequate" (8/100)

Thanks to Ken Alpern, I was able to attend the Council District 11 (Bill Rosendahl) Transportation Advisory Committee.  We discussed the draft LA Bike Plan, and we passed two motions, unanimously (with 1 abstention each.) The 1st Motion: The first, was authored by the committee collectively, with Jay Handel (West LA NC) at the lead: [...]

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The draft LA Bike Master Plan is out, and it prevents NC participation (1/100)

The draft LA Bike Master Plan was released today, 6 months late: The public can submit comments at the public workshops, via the project website [www.labikeplan.org] or by mail on or before November 6, 2009 The plan is 6 months late, and we only have six weeks to submit comments?  That may seem like a [...]

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Gutierrez & DeSousa Video Demonstrates That Mandeville Canyon Victims Rode Correctly. Task Force Recommends Responsibilities For Cyclists

Dan Gutierrez & Brian DeSousa rode Mandeville Canyon on Saturday and recorded it to demonstrate proper lane positioning. The video confirms what many suspected – the two cyclists assaulted and injured were correct in taking the lane during their descent:

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