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Building a Bike-Friendly Los Angeles 11.3.09

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  1. Building a Bike-Friendly Los Angeles 11.3.09

  2. About LACBC The only member-supported, non-profit bicycle advocacy organization in Los Angeles County Founded in 1998 to build a better, more bikeable Los Angeles County Promote cycling through education, community building, and advocacy Work with the 88 civic jurisdictions of Los Angeles County, as well as with Caltrans, LADOT, METRO and other agencies

  3. Recent LACBC Campaigns 4th Street Bicycle Blvd. Make 4th Street a true bicycle blvd. • LA Bike Counts • First ever LA City Bicycle Count to gain valuable information on how many cyclists use the city’s streets

  4. 4th Street Bicycle Blvd. What Shared roadway optimized for bicycle traffic and made safer for pedestrians Where From Hoover Street in Wilshire Center to Cochran Avenue in Hancock Park Why Currently a well-used bicycle route and cyclists have already campaigned for it. 4th street from Hoover to Norton has already been repaved and it is designated in the new city Bike Plan Map as a “Bike-Friendly Street.” How Create Presentation Communicate with Neighborhood Councils Have a City Council Champion to push City to commit to implementation with a timeline

  5. Current: 4th and Westmoreland looking East Issue: Speeding Photo by Will Campbell Vision: New trees Triangle-shaped mini-park Right-turn only sign which prevents cut-through traffic on 4th going eastbound Drawing by Joe Linton

  6. Current: 4th and New Hampshire Issue: Lack of trees and landscaping Photo by Will Campbell Vision: Roundabout with new trees Signage for roundabout Drawing by Joe Linton

  7. Current: 4th and Catalina. Issues: Lack of trees. Cut through traffic Photo by Will Campbell Vision: New mini-park with trees and benches. Close both 4th and Catalina to through traffic, but allow bikes and pedestrians through Drawing by Joe Linton

  8. Current: 4th and Normandie Issue: Cut through traffic Lack of green Photo by Will Campbell Vision: New trees Create new landscaped area choking 4th St. to single lane High-visibility zebra-cross walks. Cars make right-turn only Drawing by Joe Linton

  9. Current: 4th and Highland Issue: Lack of signal or stop sign crossing Highland. Fast-moving traffic on Highland. Photo by Will Campbell Vision: Bike-ped signals Extend tree-lined median island with a gap for bicyclists and pedestrians. Right turn only for cars Drawing by Joe Linton

  10. LA Bike Count • Will be use a tool to campaign for more bicycle infrastructure and education

  11. www.la-bike.org Dorothy@la-bike.org