Dammit! As if the LA Bike Master Plan process wasn’t annoying enough, they switched semantics on me. Stephen Box informed me on the telephone that the proper terminology is now LA Bike Plan. Are you %$%^ing kidding me? So, now I’ll start using LA Bike Plan as the terminology, and LABP for short. Aarrgh! Confusing!
[UPDATE: Change of venue. The new location and time is Saturday, 2pm, at the Hollywood Adventist Church, 1711 N. Van Ness Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028. We’ll be in the Fellowship Hall on the NW side of the parking lot.] This Saturday the Bike Writers Collective invites you to change the course of cycling in LA. […]
The Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) unanimously voted tonight to demand that the deadline for public input on the Los Angeles Bike Master Plan (LABMP), November 6th, be extended to January 8th. With the support of the BAC, the only official body representing cyclists in the city, the campaign for sufficient time is looking better.
I realize that maybe I’ve gotten ahead of myself. If you’ve been paying close attention to bike activism in Los Angeles since early 2008, then you’ll have heard of the Bike Master Plan (LABMP), and you’ll have gleaned some sense for what it is, and, if nothing else, that it’s important. Let’s get a bit […]
No sooner had I published my first piece of 100 on the LABMP (draft LA Bike Master plan) than my friend Siel came out with a post critical of my complaints, and Bike Girl’s complaints (good read, go here!) Siel agrees in passing with criticisms about the short deadline preventing neighborhood council (NC) participation, but […]
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 […]
Los Angeles is updating their Bicycle Masterplan, and they don’t care what you think. That’s why we’re Storming the Bastille February 20th! “Alex, they’re organizing four meetings to seek community input, obviously they do care.” Wrong. FAIL! Yes, there are four meetings for the community to provide input for the plan. That’s four meetings for […]