LA Bike Plan Gets Green Light

Newly proposed bike plan will alter the commuting capillaries of Los Angeles and help train other road users in being more conscientious towards...

Stephen Fortune
Stephen Fortune on March 3, 2011.

The Los Angeles City Council have approved a new initiative to make Los Angeles 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”

The initiative also includes plans to train other road users in being more conscientious towards bikers. Though the plan has been approved, it’s advocates are tempering enthusiasm with caution, noting that the biggest challenge lies in ensuring the plan is implemented over the timescale agreed.

Los Angeles Bike Plan

TreeHugger: “LA Bike Plan Approved By City Council”