Ouf. Biking in LA blog gets bragadocious.
"Czech carmaker Škoda’s We Love Cycling website offers advice on how to keep riding your ebike through the cold and snowy winter months. Or as we call that in LA, somewhere else."
The single most deadly roadway for bike riders in Los Angeles and Orange counties, the Pacific Coast Highway, claimed the lives of four Pepperdine students on Tuesday.
"The overly wide traffic lanes, high speed limits that were nearly universally exceeded, slip lane right turns and roadside parking were all necessary to prevent excessive traffic congestion, or so we were told."
Improvements for the Marvin Braude Beach Trail have reached the finish line
"The Marvin Braude Bike Trail is a 22-mile path that stretches along the Los Angeles County coastline, from Will Rogers State Beach in Pacific Palisades to Torrance County Beach in Torrance. The $6.5 million project connects the City of Santa Monica’s dedicated bikeway and pedestrian path through the City of Los Angeles to Will Rogers State Beach."
Good op-ed from the Los Angeles Times on dumping parking minimums.
"Rather than minimum requirements for parking, cities should be enforcing maximum limits for parking spaces per building. The state took action to improve density of development around transit stops. It’s now up to Los Angeles to end parking minimums more broadly, as cities such as San Jose, San Francisco and San Diego have already done."
Bike lockers now available at five Los Angeles K line stations.