Tag Archives: Los Angeles
It’s Election Day today: Who will win the cyclist vote?

It’s Election Day today: Who will win the cyclist vote?

Today is election day, who will win the cyclist vote?  Well, I don’t know for sure, but based on Bikeside’s online survey, I can guess: Eric Garcetti. Bikeside administered an online survey at the beginning of May, and we closed the survey 1 week ago.  We received 641 responses to the survey, giving us a […]

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Please take the LA Bike Friendliness Survey

Please take the LA Bike Friendliness Survey

More than a year ago, Bikeside conducted a survey on bike friendliness in Los Angeles.  We know those results, but a lot has changed, we’d like to know what you think of Los Angeles today.  Pleas take this 5 minute survey, and share it with friends and family, to help us get a clear picture […]

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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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70% say LA is *not* bike friendly

70% say LA is *not* bike friendly

We’ve concluded our ultra succinct survey of bike friendliness in Los Angeles, and the results are in: 70% of respondents (386 of 552) think LA is *not* bike friendly. At 552 respondents to that main question, “do you think Los Angeles is bike friendly?”, we think we’ve got a pretty good read on the cycling-public’s […]

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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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There’s still time to take Bikeside’s bike friendliness survey!

There’s still time to take Bikeside’s bike friendliness survey!

There’s still time to take Bikeside’s bike friendliness survey, and join the 478 people who have answered our core questions, including “do you think LA is bike friendly?”  Take it here, at Survey Monkey!  The survey will remain open until Sunday at midnight. For those of you who have taken it already – THANK YOU! […]

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Is Los Angeles bike friendly?

Is Los Angeles bike friendly?

Is Los Angeles bike friendly?  It’s a simple question and Bikeside aims to answer it, so we created a survey (TAKE THE SURVEY!) to ask you if you think Los Angeles is bike friendly. I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a quietly held consensus, but the reality is the question hasn’t been answered systematically.  I […]

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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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Bike Plan Update, April

Bike Plan Update, April

Bikeside went to the Bike Plan Implementation Team meeting on Tuesday.  Here’s what we learned and what we think: 7th Street lane:  the project from Catalina to Figueroa is in the outreach phase and city staff are meeting with community stakeholders before finalizing the design. 7th Street continued:  as part of the Wilshire Grand, the […]

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Opportunity, Will Robinson!  At a Loss for Space

Opportunity, Will Robinson! At a Loss for Space

I’m going to come right out and say it:  West LA commuters are about to get their shit fucked up for a year by CalTrans and Metro.  And I believe that while those commuters are covering the brakes, the transportation movement has an opportunity to accelerate. I’m referring, of course, to the planned ramp closures […]

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