Recent Streetsblog CALIFORNIA posts about helmets


My Interview with Tamika Butler: Equity and Social Justice Are Rallying Cries for LACBC’s New Leader

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When the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition announced its new Executive Director last December, the early reviews were somewhat mixed. Those close to the hiring process were confident they had the right mix, and many backers of the organization took to social media to embrace the new face of bike advocacy in Los Angeles, Tamika […]

Mandatory Helmet Bill Is Gutted: Now Asks for Study

The mandatory bicycle helmet bill, Senator Carol Liu’s Senate Bill 192, has been dropped—or rather amended. Instead of requiring bicyclists to wear helmets, it calls on the Office of Traffic Safety to conduct a study of bicycle helmet use. Liu’s office released a statement, first reported by former Streetsblog San Francisco editor Bryan Goebel, explaining […]