17 Jul '11, 11am

@ALTravelProject @Stana_Katic @seamusdever Los Angeles to Get 1,680 Miles of Interconnected Bikeways via @TreeHugger

@ALTravelProject @Stana_Katic @seamusdever Los Angeles to Get 1,680 Miles of Interconnected Bikeways via @TreeHugger

Bike Plan Approved by City Council The Los Angeles City Council approved a new bike master plan that would potentially make the city much more bike-friendly. The plan calls for 1,680 miles of interconnected bike paths (compared to 378 miles right now), with about 200 new miles being created every five years for 35 years, and it also includes a safety campaigns to educate drivers about sharing the streets with cyclists. Image: LA Bike Plan "It's a cultural shift toward different types of transportation," said Councilman Ed Reyes, one of the plan's major proponents. The challenge now, he and other lawmakers said, will be in implementing it. The City Council agreed last year to put 10% of the city's share of money from Measure R, the 2008 sales tax to support transportation projects countywide, toward initiatives for cyclists and pedestrians. Making L.A. Less Car-Centric I wi...

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