CicLAvia South L.A. December 2023 Open Thread
The six-mile route included mostly Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, plus parts of Central Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard
Report: Americans Are Walking Less as Pedestrian Deaths Rise
America's walking rates took a nosedive during the pandemic — and they still haven't recovered.
Finally, a Halloween Safety Message That Focuses on the Real Danger
The deadliest Halloween monster in your neighborhood doesn’t need a costume: it’s your car!
Bill McKibben Talks How Walking Can Help End the Climate Crisis — And Make Americans Happier
This Halloween, we're giving you a treat instead of a trick, in the form of an extended (but still bite-sized) interview with legendary author and climate exepert Bill McKibben.
Metro: Getting Drivers to Freeway More Important Than Planned Bikeways
Metro didn't follow its own designs or city-approved CEQA-approved street standards - instead implementing not clearly defined changes that added car capacity - and omitted bike and walk facilities
Road Feels Unsafe? Prove It!
Instead of proactively asserting a right for people to walk and roll safely and conveniently outside of a vehicle, the standards used to determine when and where to put safety infrastructure require people to either risk their bodies or experience harm before any paint or concrete are poured.
Bill McKibben Talks About Why the ‘Week Without Driving’ Campaign Is Only the Beginning
One of America's most well-respected environmentalists reflects on how car dependency impacts our planet and our species.
Celebrate Los Angeles Walks Turning Twenty-Five!
Celebrate at Los Angeles Walks Sidewalk Soirée next week. Also the organization is hiring a new Executive Director - apply today.
Guest Opinion: Ten Years In, CA Active Transportation Program Lays Bare a Tale of Two Agencies
L.A. County needs to embrace physically-protected bikeways, robust traffic calming around schools, and similarly transformative, safety-focused projects
Why Sustainable Transportation Advocates Need to Talk About Long COVID
Covid-19 transformed many U.S. cities' approach to sustainable transportation forever. But how did it transform the lives of sustainable transportation advocates who developed lasting symptoms from the disease?