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7 Los Angeles streets that should go car-free

If San Francisco can do Market Street—why can’t Los Angeles do Hollywood Boulevard?

Want to support climate action? Stop driving so much, LA

We need to spend 12 percent less time in our cars—about two car-free trips per week—and probably much more.

Open streets event ‘Arroyo Fest’ to shut down 110 Freeway in 2020

Angelenos will be free to experience the historic roadway without cars.

Residents push for protected bike lanes on Sunset

The lanes would run from Dodger Stadium to East Hollywood.

Here’s the route for CicLAvia’s open streets festival in Hollywood

Streets will be closed to cars for 6.5 miles, from East Hollywood to West Hollywood.

Metro opens first bike share stations in the Valley

The agency’s bikes can now be found throughout the North Hollywood area.

LA tests wavy bike barrier to protect cyclists from passing cars

Bicyclists heading to the Mid-City CicLAvia got to test out the new barriers.

Everything you need to know about riding scooters and bikes in LA

More e-bikes and scooters are on LA streets. Here’s how to ride them.

Los Angeles gets $19M for LA river bike path

State grants will help complete a path along all 51 miles of the LA River.

LA Councilmember David Ryu says Rowena road diet should stay

Not only that—he’s proposing protected bike lanes on the Silver Lake street.

LA’s first two-way bike lane opens in Downtown

Cyclists and scooter riders now have a protected ride in two directions along Spring Street.

LA transportation department recommends leaving Rowena road diet intact

Safety advocates worried the project could be undone.

LA will create permanent memorials for bicyclists killed in crashes

"Hopefully people can look at these and have a moment of reflection to think about this person who’s not here anymore."

Venice Boulevard road diet, protected bike lanes will remain in place

The City Council voted down an appeal that would have reversed lane reconfigurations in Mar Vista.

Will electric bikes catch on in LA?

Two e-bike brands—Wheels and Jump—are now competing with scooters.

Metro bike share expands to Westside

New stations in Mar Vista, Palms, and Playa will open just in time for CicLAvia this weekend.

23 deadliest streets targeted for safety improvements

These streets and intersections are where safety improvements—from "road diets" to new crosswalks—will be prioritized.

Metro approves $450M plan for unbuilt 710 extension—and environmental groups aren’t happy

They say the projects are too car-focused.

City in showdown with apartment developer over LA River site

The city wants the land to build a new pedestrian bridge.

Spring Street makeover brings new protected bike lane to Downtown LA

Now if only drivers would stop parking in it.

Councilmember David Ryu goes on record about road diets: ‘Even one injury or death is too many’

Residents in Los Feliz demanded answers.

The city spent a decade trying to transform Figueroa Street—did it succeed? 

The editor of Streetsblog LA calls it "disappointing."

Metro bike share isn’t working in Pasadena—and the city wants out

Pasadena says it’s spending nearly $100,000 per month just to keep bikes in good working condition.

13-mile trail from Baldwin Hills to the beach set to open in 2020

The Park to Playa Trail would connect some of the area’s most popular walking and biking trails.

LeBron James, will you be LA’s Bike King?

The newest Laker loves riding bikes—imagine if he demanded a safer, healthier way to get around Los Angeles.

LA is moving to crack down on Bird scooters, Lime bikes

The rules would limit how many vehicles could be put on city sidewalks.

With council vote, Skid Row one step closer to getting bike lanes

"Skid Row deserves bike lanes and safety improvements just as much as the Arts District—and definitely with more urgency."

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Explore LA on two wheels with these 4 bike rides

We asked local bike experts share their favorite rides.

Work to build bright orange bridge over LA River set to start next year

The 400-foot bike and pedestrian bridge will connect Cypress Park and Elysian Valley.

As friends, family mourn cyclist killed by speeding driver in South LA, deaths rack up

In less than a week, three more people have died in hit-and-runs.

‘It’s becoming a norm... losing people on the bike’

After two hit-and-runs, LA bike riders are shaken, plead for safer streets.

It’s finally happening: Long-delayed bridge will span LA River

The North Atwater Bridge bridge will connect pedestrians and cyclists to North Atwater Park and Griffith Park.

Once again, a road diet proposal ignites backlash

Opposition to a road diet in Pasadena is the latest in a wave of outcry to road diets across Los Angeles.

LA taps the brakes on Temple Street road diet

It’ll make less dramatic changes to try make the street—one of the city’s most dangerous—safer.

Angelenos don’t understand just how deadly LA’s streets are

City leaders say that’s hurting their effort to end traffic deaths. Safe street advocates agree—but they also say city leaders aren’t committing to fixing the problem.

Protected bike lanes will be added to Glendale-Hyperion bridge

And a new bridge—just for pedestrians—is coming too.

Architect envisions ‘iconic’ bridge across Marina del Rey

The enormous structure would carry pedestrians and bicyclists across 1,400 feet of waterway.

LA wants Hollywood to kick its car habit

A community plan calls for more bike and bus lanes. But the Hollywood Hills says "we are a car city, and you can’t make changes like that without total gridlock."

Tally finds 26 people died while riding bikes last year in Los Angeles

That’s an improvement. But bike advocates say the drop is likely due to fewer people riding bikes, because they don’t feel safe.