Some recent news of interest/inspiration to those who like to ride a bicycle and/or want to see more bike infrastructure in Los Angeles:

  • Portland, OR city council passes a comprehensive bike plan:

  • An "abandoned" bikeway right here in Westwood:

  • First Lady Michelle Obama encourages children to ride bicycles to school:

  • An inspiring project in England to get teen girls to ride bikes (and I borrowed the post title from this website):

  • A brief deconstruction of the specter of the "scofflaw cyclist":

  • A good overview of the proposed Backbone Bikeway Network in Los Angeles:

And once you are riled up or inspired by the articles above, I encourage you to join the UCLA Bicycle Coalition on Google Groups and Facebook.  Sign up for a working group, advocate, attend a meeting, get involved!