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 nbc-screenshotincluded NBC 4, KPCC’s OnCentral, USC Press, and more — see the full press list.
  • Photos from the ride: coming soon, for now, here’s our informal album
  • Goals include participatory mapping to promote bike friendly streets, distributing the Healthy Food map we made, starting a public conversation about the future of South L.A. for bicycles, food, and sustainable development.
  • Coordination & Outreach:
    • Facebook event page.
    • Retweet our announcement!  Partners are still unfolding — let us know if you want in.  We include TRUST S LA, Community Services Unlimited, and the ParTour/Mobile Lab/Metamorphosis groups at USC Annenberg.
    • Know any journalists?  Invite the press and community correspondents to cover the event live.
  • Schedule and agenda
    • Workshop starts at 10am at Mercado (get directions; it’s just east of the 110 freeway near Exposition and Grand)
    • Riders depart by 11am.  Going South toward Normandie Elementary.  Probably under two hours round-trip.
  • Stay connected.  As always, sign up to be notified of future events.  We’ll also post pictures etc. after the ride.

Posted February 19, 2013 by bstokes in events