Monthly Archives: February 2016

Horsin’ Around

CiclaValley reports, last night the very same Burbank city council met to consider accepting Metro funds to build a bicyclist- and pedestrian-only bridge about half a mile west of Mariposa, connecting Bob Hope Drive to the park side of the river. This is in anticipation of the bike path extension. No word yet on the […]

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The Desolation Way

Look at the photo above: this is the heart of downtown Los Angeles, just after the morning rush hour. Between Union Station and La Placita on the one hand, and City Hall, the various administration and court buildings, and the financial center on the other, lies this concrete trench (crammed with cars), spanned by bland […]

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On the Horizon

Dissatisfaction with the imperious ways of do-nothing district boss Gil Cedillo is spreading…though perhaps it’s unfair to call him a “do nothing.” He has, after all, cancelled the Figueroa Street redo that would have boosted business and quite likely prevented the four deaths that have occurred on that street since his election; he has, after […]

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Do You Feel a Draft?

A regular topic of discussion in NELA is what to do about rogue councilmember and carpetbagger-in-chief Gil Cedillo. His obstructionism famously keeps Figueroa Street a slaughter alley lined by scattered shops struggling vainly against economic desolation…while JosĂ© Huizar’s York Boulevard, nurtured by its road diet and bike lanes, thrives. York’s shops and eateries host crowds […]

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Flying Pigeon LA inventory on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

First inventory video of 2016! Highlights: cute dog sleeping in a box; Brompton folding bicycles, a 1955 Rhoson de Lyon touring bike for sale; a Soma Bart kids touring frame; a built Flying Pigeon PA-02 ready to go to a new home; ketchup from Camden’s in Portland; steel flasks with bicycle mounted flask cage; and, […]

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NELA Kidical Mass on Sunday, February 21, 2016

NELA Kidical Mass is rolling again this coming Sunday, February 21, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Sycamore Grove Park (4702 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90065). Facebook Event link? Click here and check it out. Kids, bikes, scooters, hand wagons, skateboards; meet us at Sycamore Grove Park at 11 a.m. We’re […]

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