Archive for the ‘Watts Towers map’ Category

Creating conversations across ZIP codes

One of RideSouthLA’s goals is to bring together people who normally don’t interact and engage them in conversations that can seed a re-imagining of South Los Angeles. On June 17, RideSouthLA’s ride to the Watts Towers brought together 120 cyclists who came from 43 ZIP codes across the L.A. Metropolitan Area, representing 12 cycling clubs […]

Posted June 23, 2012 by fbar in events, Watts Towers map

RideSouthLA map launch at CicLAvia

We launched the RideSouthLA map during Sunday’s CicLAvia, at the South Hub in front of the African American Firefighter Museum. We handed out about 500 copies of the map, and many people asked “when is the next ride?”. No date has been set yet, but the East Side Riders tell us that they are planning […]

Posted April 17, 2012 by fbar in events, Watts Towers map

Launch of the Watts Map — in person Sunday @CicLAvia

We are pleased to announce that this Sunday at 10:15am we will release the print version of our map, on the South Hub of the CicLAvia route.  The event builds on today’s launch online of our Watts Ride Map Project (see our press release below).  The Sunday live launch will take place in front of the […]

Posted April 13, 2012 by bstokes in events, Watts Towers map

Press Release: Map to Reimagine Bicycling in South LA (and announcing this site)

This Printable Map is Community-Created, Emphasizes the Watts Towers and Neighborhood Change through the Eyes of Local Riders April 13, 2012 — Los Angeles, California —  After a series of exploratory bicycle rides in South Los Angeles, a new map was released today that guides cyclists to the iconic Watts Towers.  Published by a coalition […]

Posted April 13, 2012 by bstokes in Watts Towers map

Video released on the making of the Watts Ride Map

We are excited that the Annenberg Innovation Lab has created a video about the making of the map. This video should give more credit to our full set of partners, but it does provide some of the flavor of the day. Enjoy!

Posted March 23, 2012 by bstokes in video, Watts Towers map

Press from the Watts Towers Ride of January 2012

The mapping process of our ride to the Watts Tower gathered some press — even before the map was completed!  Here are a few of our favorite stories: Los Angeles Times (January 22, 2012),  Bicyclists tour Watts on a CicLAvia ride KPCC (January 23, 2012), Slideshow: Ride to Watts Towers Intersections SouthLA (January 25, 2012): CicLAvia tours Watts […]

Posted February 20, 2012 by cesar in press, Watts Towers map