Monthly Archives: November 2016

Building the Future, One Slice at a Time

Of course you want Flying Pigeon’s heart and soul, Joe Bray-Ali, to win the District 1 City Council seat this spring. After all. not only is he the “Bike Guy,” but he’s so much more: the “Safe Streets for All” guy, the “Thriving Small Businesses” guy, the “Development without Displacement” guy, the “Parks for People” […]

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Ending the Runaround

Here’s a little something for Josef Bray-Ali to take with him to the city council when (wth your help) he takes over the District 1 seat currently occupied by Dr. Donothing, ie Gil Cedillo. It doesn’t address bicycling directly, but it would benefit active transport since it would minimize traffic on local streets in many […]

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Taking Back the Future

I hope you noticed, amid the sound and fury of the national campaigns, that Measure M passed in Los Angeles County. That means an extra half percent of sales tax for the next forty years or so, all to be dedicated to transportation. Yes, your latte may cost you two pennies more, but we’ll get […]

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Regroup, Re-Form, and Renew

I worked sixteen hours at a polling place yesterday, and I didn’t even get a stupid t-shirt. Instead, I got watch the electoral college system throw another election to the loser of the popular vote. Still, Clinton’s majority was paper-thin; there are plenty of folks in the US who need to feel that they are […]

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Stripped Down for Racing

You can’t help but notice that the Flying Pigeon LA website looks a bit more spare these days: and it is. The shop is closed for at least the duration of the campaign—not the national campaign that winds down in a week (we hope, though these days you never know), but the local campaign to […]

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