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Presenting in Oakland at California by Bike Summit

This Friday and Saturday we are thrilled to be part of two sessions at the California by Bike Summit. Below are details on the sessions. The broader program promises to be a gathering “not only bike advocates and the bike industry, but leading bike-minded people in transit, urban planning, health, design, technology, and tourism as […]

Posted November 4, 2013 by bstokes in Uncategorized

UPCOMING EVENTS

Next events in South LA around bicycling and social justice include: May 17, 2014 Join us for a day of exploration as we help build a map of community assets in some of Central Avenue’s key cultural spaces and local businesses. The event will take place from 10am-2pm. We will meet at the Central Ave Jazz Park on 42nd […]

Posted November 3, 2013 by bstokes in events

Featured in Guggenheim Exhibit on Urban Trends

Today we are thrilled to announce that the Guggenheim Museum has included our video in their new exhibit on the Participatory City. Our contribution is a video response to the term “Collaborative Urban Mapping,” based on our work in South LA with the Healthy Food Map. The video was funded as part of the Guggenheim’s […]

Posted October 11, 2013 by bstokes in Uncategorized

Earth Day Event on April 6th

Join us on April 6th at 10am for a great ride from one of South LA’s great Healthy Food and Culture spaces, The Mercado La Paloma, through some of our distinctive neighborhoods to Normandie Ave Elementary for Earth Day South LA. It will be a great day of community building and healthy activity that will […]

Posted March 21, 2013 by bstokes in Uncategorized

March 3rd Ride for Safer Routes & Healthy Food

On March 3rd 2013, we hosted a bike parade to launch our new Healthy Food Map for South L.A., featuring live delivery of vegetables by bicycle.   Our ride video with interviews and more A zipcode map of where people came from for the ride Press coverage included NBC 4, KPCC’s OnCentral, USC Press, and […]

Posted February 19, 2013 by bstokes in events

City Planners Ride to Watts

Below are a few reflections from Otto Khera of the RideSouthLA team, who joined the ride. For an extended discussion, see coverage of the ride from Sahra Sulaiman. The ride was part of the Neighborhood Bike Ambassadors Program – South LA organized by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition. On Saturday, December 8, 2012 a […]

Posted December 19, 2012 by bstokes in events, press, Uncategorized

FoodPrint Walk Downtown

UPDATE: after the walk, Nicola Twilley assembled a wonderful picture gallery and map of pictures. Today we are working with Foodprint LA on a walking tour that will provide “an inside look at downtown LA’s cold storage infrastructure, caffeine artisans, and future food market, followed by a food map presentation over happy hour drinks. The […]

Posted December 8, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

Handing out healthy food maps at CicLAvia, October 2012

Yesterday on October 7th was the 5th CicLAvia and our team was in force. We handed out drafts of our new healthy food map, and asked people what they thought. Do you have ideas on what else should be on the map? Let us know! Here are a few pictures from the day… We setup […]

Posted October 8, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

exploratory ride for CicLAvia Southeast

This post will have unfolding details for the upcoming CicLAvia Southeast Exploratory Ride on August 26th. See the event page on Facebook for RSVP and details (meet at 10am at WLCAC, going to Lynwood Park) Check out the route via MapMyRide

Posted August 16, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized

from the South LA Peace, Love and Family Ride & Fair

Hosted by the Real Rydaz on July 1st, this ride began at Exposition Park, stopped by Manchester Square and Helen Keller Park. The fair continued with shout-outs to attending bike clubs, bicycle raffles, and more. To get a sense of the scale, here’s a quick video we took as the ride began after a break […]

Posted July 2, 2012 by bstokes in Uncategorized