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Calla Wiemer commented on Calla Wiemer's blog post Bike Safety for Westwood Blvd
"Orli, The next step is for Paul Koretz's office to review the floating bike lane proposal. Koretz determined in last year's round of bike plan implementation that strategies for Westwood Blvd needed further study. The…"
May 25, 2013
Orli Belman commented on Calla Wiemer's blog post Bike Safety for Westwood Blvd
"Hi Calla, Thanks for sharing this. I have a few questions. What are the next steps in terms of this plan and report? Do any other LA streets use a floating bike lane? Am I correct in my understanding that this does not impact Westwood Blvd south of…"
May 24, 2013
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May 20, 2013
barney desimone commented on Calla Wiemer's blog post Bike Safety for Westwood Blvd
"Please track and report on the number of accidents with bikes after the lanes go in. It's the least you can do after advocating for them. It's about time that riders using our streets start carrying insurance. If they don't own a car…"
May 19, 2013
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Bike Safety for Westwood Blvd

Westwood Blvd has been designated a backbone of the LA 2010 Bike Plan Network and targeted for the extension of now fragmentary bike lanes.The many cyclists who ride this corridor everyday, along with those would-be cyclists who have been afraid to get out there under current conditions, have welcomed this news.  The stretch between Santa Monica and Pico presents particularly dangerous conditions for cyclists as now configured.  This six block…See More
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Bike Safety for Westwood Blvd

Westwood Blvd has been designated a backbone of the LA 2010 Bike Plan Network and targeted for the extension of now fragmentary bike lanes.The many cyclists who ride this corridor everyday, along with those would-be cyclists who have been afraid to get out there under current conditions, have welcomed this news.  The stretch between Santa Monica and Pico presents particularly dangerous conditions for cyclists as now configured.  This six block…See More
May 15, 2013
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Orli Belman commented on Calla Wiemer's blog post Feeder Route to Ciclavia, Sunday April 21
"My family is looking very forward to this. Please post pictures folks. Will be fun to see our streets sans cars. "
Apr 17, 2013
Calla Wiemer's blog post was featured

Feeder Route to Ciclavia, Sunday April 21

Ciclavia to the Sea will turn Venice Blvd into a biking paradise this Sunday.  The full route will run from Venice Beach to City Hall and the historic El Pueblo district.  A feeder ride will pass through our neighborhood.  The group will start at the UCLA Bruin Bear at 9:30am, picking up riders along the way as it passes down Westwood Blvd.  A great way to share a Sunday with the community!See More
Apr 17, 2013
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Feeder Route to Ciclavia, Sunday April 21

Ciclavia to the Sea will turn Venice Blvd into a biking paradise this Sunday.  The full route will run from Venice Beach to City Hall and the historic El Pueblo district.  A feeder ride will pass through our neighborhood.  The group will start at the UCLA Bruin Bear at 9:30am, picking up riders along the way as it passes down Westwood Blvd.  A great way to share a Sunday with the community!See More
Apr 16, 2013
barney desimone commented on Calla Wiemer's blog post Bike Lane Draft EIR Goes to Public Hearing
"I've been watching these community meetings for decades. Back when Zev came out for a meeting at the Scouting/and Community room next to Overland Av School to talk about the new mall. My mother and many neighbors were there. The community was…"
Feb 28, 2013
Eddie North-Hager commented on Calla Wiemer's blog post Bike Lane Draft EIR Goes to Public Hearing
"Politicians are voted into office by voters in an open and fair process. And this is not only going through the open City Council process but they are also going to all the neighborhood councils to get input in an open and fair process. Whatever…"
Feb 28, 2013

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Bike Safety for Westwood Blvd

Posted on May 15, 2013 at 10:14am 3 Comments

Westwood Blvd has been designated a backbone of the LA 2010 Bike Plan Network and targeted for the extension of now fragmentary bike lanes.

The many cyclists who ride this corridor everyday, along with those would-be cyclists who have been afraid to get out there under current conditions, have welcomed this news.  The stretch between Santa Monica and Pico presents particularly dangerous conditions for cyclists as now configured.  This…

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Feeder Route to Ciclavia, Sunday April 21

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 3:04pm 1 Comment

Ciclavia to the Sea will turn Venice Blvd into a biking paradise this Sunday.  The full route will run from Venice Beach to City Hall and the historic El Pueblo district.  A feeder ride will pass through our neighborhood.  The group will start at the UCLA Bruin Bear at 9:30am, picking up riders along the way as it passes down Westwood Blvd.  A great way to share a Sunday with the community!

Bike Lane Draft EIR Goes to Public Hearing

Posted on February 20, 2013 at 12:35pm 13 Comments

On Feb 19 the LA Department of City Planning held its Westside public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for implementation of the 2010 Bicycle Plan.  The capacity crowd of nearly 100 seemed about evenly divided between yeas and nays, although the nays were certainly rowdier. 

The proposal for floating bike lanes on Westwood Blvd (see my Feb 15…

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Westside Neighborhood Council Discusses Bike Lanes for Westwood Blvd

Posted on February 15, 2013 at 3:00pm 8 Comments

The Council’s Feb 14 meeting featured a discussion of proposed bike lanes for Westwood Blvd.

The discussion kicked off with a PowerPoint presentation by Eric Bruins of the LA County Bicycle Coalition.  For the stretch between Santa Monica and Pico, Bruins pitched a creative proposal involving floating bike lanes as an alternative to the city’s proposal.  A city representative who was present said the city was prepared to support the LACBC proposal and noted such a design has been…

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Watch Willy Wonka Under the Stars Tonight at Palms Park

Join your friends and neighbors for a night time screening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.When:  dusk, Wednesday, August 6Where: Palms Park, 2950 Overland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90064No charge for attending. Bring your own chairs and…See More
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