Tag Archives: LAPD
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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Join Bikeside at CicLAvia for Coffee, Politics, LAPD and Bikes!

Join Bikeside at CicLAvia for Coffee, Politics, LAPD and Bikes!

Bikeside Speaks at CicLAvia! Join us Sunday, 11 am – 2pm at the Bikeside Stage, located between Spring and Main on 1st St. Coffee + Politics + Bikerowave + 1000 watts of sound = Trouble.  Good thing we’re on LAPD HQ’s front lawn! We’ll have streetside pro-cycling political stumping that hasn’t been seen since preachers [...]

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Meet Gordon Teuber this Sunday at CicLAvia!

Meet Gordon Teuber this Sunday at CicLAvia!

“The best part of riding is spending quality time with my 5 year old and wife. We enjoy riding close to the ocean in San Pedro.” So said Gordon Teuber in response to Bikeside’s recent survey of Council District 15 (CD15) candidates.  Gordon didn’t just leave it at that though, he continued: “The worst part [...]

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Justin Brimmer, Frank Pereyda and Rebecca Chambliss to join Bikeside at CicLAvia

Justin Brimmer, Frank Pereyda and Rebecca Chambliss to join Bikeside at CicLAvia

Three candidates for City Council in District 15 (CD15 covers Watts, San Pedro and the Harbor) have confirmed they will attend Bikeside Speaks at CicLAvia.  Justin Brimmer, Frank Pereyda and Rebecca Chambliss will join Bikeside at 1st & Spring outside LAPD Headquarters to share their views on biking, walking, and making LA a more livable [...]

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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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20 Questions for 20 Council District 15 Candidates

20 Questions for 20 Council District 15 Candidates

Bikeside has invited candidates of the November 8, 2011 Special Primary election for the Council District 15 seat to take our online biking survey.  The survey data will help us engage the 20 candidates in a conversation about their vision for improving cycling conditions for all Angelenos.  In May 2011, nine of the sixteen candidates for [...]

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Culver City Crash UPDATE: Victim statuses, Felony DUI, new interviews, and the Justice Ride

Culver City Crash UPDATE: Victim statuses, Felony DUI, new interviews, and the Justice Ride

(Previous posts on Bikeside about the Culver City Crash – #1, #2, #3 – and a nice comprehensive post at LA Streetsblog. UPDATE: added a section below about Felony DUI and whether Dahab can be charged with it.) An update on the Culver City Crash (CCC) which injured eleven cyclists and left six hospitalized is [...]

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UPDATE: Video, Christine Dahab blew a .07, LAPD preliminarily blame cyclists

UPDATE: Video, Christine Dahab blew a .07, LAPD preliminarily blame cyclists

(there is a ride to visit and support the victims – the Justice Ride.  It meets at Media Park AKA CRANK MOB Park in Culver City, which is at the corner of Venice Bl and Canfield.  2:30pm to 5:30pm tomorrow, Friday.  I’m sure there will be rides to come, but if you can make it [...]

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LAPD officers paying for helmets for minors, out of pocket

LAPD officers paying for helmets for minors, out of pocket

I got the Facebook message from “Heart CM”, the owner of the LA Critical Mass Group: We are excited to tell you about helmets that are now available for riders under the age of 18 and who can not afford the cost of buying one. A couple of Los Angeles Police Department Officers who support [...]

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Officer Training, Wilbur Ave enforcement & Backbone focus top LAPD agenda

Officer Training, Wilbur Ave enforcement & Backbone focus top LAPD agenda

Last Thursday, the Cyclist LAPD Task Force met once again (agenda, pdf) to discuss law enforcement and biking in Los Angeles. The Cyclist LAPD Task Force was created last January by Chief Beck and bike activists as a way to begin collaborating, after years of boisterous and acrimonious conflict. So far the Task Force has [...]

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