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CicLAvia Means Business

Joel Epstein | Posted 03.23.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

CicLAvia in the San Fernando Valley was another testament to Los Angeles at its best. Once again, LA's longest block party has won over communities where the closing of major streets would have been unthinkable just a few years ago.

Are Bicycles Part of the Third Way in Los Angeles?

Joel Epstein | Posted 02.25.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In presenting programs like Shifting Gears: Bicycle Mobility on the Westside, WUF serves an important purpose bringing together business people and government and non-profit leaders with the ability to advance forward looking land-use and planning agendas in a town not always known for being visionary.

L.A.Drivers: Slow the Eff Down!

Jack Skelley | Posted 06.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

Starting on September 16, of this year, California drivers must keep their cars at least three feet away from bikes they pass on the street. The law is bound to increase the friction between bikes and cars.

Learning Los Angeles: Aaron Paley Founder of CicLAvia, "I'm So Excited About Living Here!"

Cathy Weiss | Posted 05.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Cathy Weiss

Aaron Paley of CicLAvia is a San Fernando Valley kid who knew there was more to LA than his suburban neighborhood. He grew up organizing family festi...

Decycling: Can L.A. Be A Bike City?

Jack Skelley | Posted 02.18.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

Los Angeles has a long way to go before catching the worldwide bike boom. In L.A.'s atomized political realm, one city council district may be ahead of the curve, while another is hitting the brakes.

Six Picks for the Week Ahead from The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 12.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Community-based initiatives abound this weekend -- the citywide reading initiative "What Ever Happened to Moby Dick?" continues with a performance at The Broad Stage and CicLAvia returns to downtown on Sunday.

'This Is Our Dream CicLAvia'

2012-10-07-4.png | Posted 06.20.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Streetsblog LA. By Damien Newton If there are two complaints people have with CicLAvia they are, in order of how o...

6 Picks for the Week Ahead From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

What means summer to you? For us, it's getting outside to experiencing something new in the city we adore. Most of this week's picks will get your crew out of the house and into this gorgeous weather.

WATCH: This Awesome Bike Video Will Make You Dizzy

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.23.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles bicyclists who made it to the sixth CicLAvia event Sunday probably made way at one point for the "Stoopid Tall" bike -- a 14.5-foot pimped...

Six Picks for the Week Ahead from The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 06.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

From a citywide bike tour to a Dino Fair to six shows at The Music Center with Alvin Ailey, this week is chock-full of delightful spring ideas for the family.

Finally! CicLAvia Hits The Westside

2012-10-07-4.png | Posted 03.13.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Streetsblog LA. By Damien Newton It may be generations before the Subway reaches the Sea, but CicLAvia will head t...

A Really Big Guide To This Year's CicLAvia

2012-10-07-4.png | Posted 10.07.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of LA Streets Blog By Kris Fortin CicLAvia got a makeover this fall, and cyclists and pedestrians will definitely notice on...

Sunset Blvd: The Bus Not Taken

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

L.A. Times' Christopher Hawthorne continued his excellent series on L.A.'s boulevards with a piece on iconic Sunset Blvd. I was surprised that the critic didn't ride and record his observations from the painfully slow Metro # 2 bus.

Change Is In The Air For Gigantic Car-Free Party

2012-07-09-ScreenShot20120709at3.38.20PM.jpg | Posted 07.09.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of LA Streetsblog. By Damien Newton Change is in the air for CicLAvia, the gigantic car-free party that has changed th...

Bicycles Run Through It: L.A. 20 Years On

Frank Gruber | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Frank Gruber

For five hours, miles of streets connecting Hollywood and East L.A. through downtown Los Angeles were closed to cars and became a great festival of mostly cyclists, but also skateboarders, roller-bladers, and pedestrians.

RENEWing LA Through CicLAvia

Joel Epstein | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The partnership between RENEW and CicLAvia is a natural fit -- two critical parts of the solution to LA's epidemic of obesity and diabetes.

Bundy and Santa Monica, Tear Down This Fence

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Ever hopeful that LA will become a more transit-oriented city complete with streets, parks and bike lanes, I am launching my own little campaign to improve LA by reopening a shuttered West LA park.

(PHOTOS) Last Weekend's Events: Premieres, Benefits, And Awards Shows

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2011 | Los Angeles

On Saturday, April 9, stars like Nicollette Sheridan and old-school glam goddess Raquel Welch headed to the 26th Odyssey Ball and Show at the Beverly ...

Thousands in LA Ditch Cars For Bicycles At CicLAvia

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.10.2011 | Los Angeles

Like thousands of other people, Junue Millan rode his bicycle on Sunday morning to downtown Los Angeles for CicLAvia.  But unlike most, Millan ditche...

CicLAvia Returns to Downtown Sunday, Expect Major Road Closures | KTLA News | Posted 06.10.2011 | Los Angeles

DOWNTOWN (KTLA) -- The alternate transportation celebration CicLAvia will return for its second year Sunday, closing off 7.5 miles of city streets for...

CicLAvia: The Streets Are Alive With the Sounds of Liberty

Aaron Paley | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Aaron Paley

The second rendition of CicLAvia is this Sunday, April 10. You can expect to see thousands of your fellow Angelenos enjoying their city in a way that just isn't possible the rest of the year.

Longing for CicLAvia

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

CicLAvia is certainly about giving Angelenos a break from the stress of car traffic. But it is also a new way of thinking about how we engage with our city, and how we exercise in LA.

PHOTOS: Eats And Treats To Try On The CicLAvia Route

2011-03-30-Screenshot20110330at10.45.54AM.jpeg | Joe Linton and Kyla Fullenwider | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of CicLAvia. By Joe Linton and Kyla Fullenwider CicLAvia is less then a week away, so it's time to start making a game plan! Alon...

CicLAvia Returns

Aaron Paley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Aaron Paley

CicLAvia opens 7.5 miles of Los Angeles city streets as a temporary ribbon of public space to pedestrians, strollers, roller-skaters, and cyclists. Come and be a part of the movement.

Party For Charity: GOOD's CicLAvia Benefit At Atwater Crossing

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Who: You! Be one of the 750 attendees to join GOOD LA (whose past events' attendees have included Natalie Portman, Drew Barrymore, Spike Jonze, Sergey...