LA Hosts 3rd CicLAvia

It started in Columbia, bike advocates working with city leaders to close streets on Sundays so pedestrians and cyclists can play. Now cities around the world host their own Cyclovia; I attended Tucson’s in the Spring. Yesterday Los Angeles hosted their 3rd CicLAvia; Jason Song reporting for the LA Times estimates yesterday’s fun-seeking crowd at 130,000.

Bike Religion’s John Tzinberg asked me, “Maybe one of these for Newport?”

The Newport Beach Bike Safety Committee once imagined a Ciclovia along 17th Street, but when Costa Mesa baulked no alternate route was considered and the plan died.

What’s your opinion? Where would be a good Ciclovia route in Newport Beach?

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