There’s one advantage to breaking news getting in the way of Monday’s Morning Links. It means you get a double dose to help distract you from more meaningful pursuits on Tuesday.
Open Streets advocates from around the country look to CicLAvia for lessons learned.
Streetsblog’s Joe Linton looks at the new bicycle rumble strips on the LA River bike path.
UCLA offers 100 free show tickets for people who arrive on bike.
Tree experts from around the country take a 100 mile Pasadena bike tour.
Glendale police ticket over 50 drivers in a crackdown on handheld cell phones and texting while driving. Who do we write to thank them?
Leisure World residents confront a samurai sword-wielding bike rider.
Oceanside riders get a new, roughly one-third mile separated bike path. Call it a down payment on the planned 40+ mile route.
A 72-year old woman faces charges after seriously injuring a Rancho Bernardo bike rider in a drunken hit-and-run.
I see reports like this everyday. But seriously, who would run a stop sign when there’s a car right in front of you, like this woman in Blythe allegedly did?
An 18-year old bike rider suffers major injuries in a Santa Maria hit-and-run; the victim was in a crosswalk when the light turned green in the opposite direction.
Careless drivers and overly aggressive cyclists make a bad combination on Bay Area back roads.
Looks like action cam maker Contour is back from the dead.
Apparently assuming the highway death count isn’t high enough, Apple is working on better ways to distract drivers.
Apparently, bike paths pose a risk to rural Wyoming residents.
Missouri Republican declares war on bicycle funding in the state budget.
Police attempt to encourage alternative transportation by cracking down on bicycling University of Illinois students as soon as the weather warms up. Yeah, that’ll get more people on bikes.
A Georgia writer correctly notes that children on bikes can’t be expected to ride responsibly, and it’s up to motorists to drive as if it’s their kids sharing the roads with them.
A Mumbai cyclist struggles to raise funds to compete in this year’s RAAM. Surely some American firm has saved enough by outsourcing their customer service and/or tech departments overseas to throw a few rupees his way.
A New Zealand panel will explore how to keep cyclists safer. Like not crashing into them, maybe?
Repeat after me. When you’re carrying multiple baggies of meth, marijuana and assorted drug paraphernalia — and a key to a drug-filled locker — on your bike, don’t ride salmon. Seriously.
And it looks like the Militant Angeleno punked
me us with his guide to the Wilshire CicLAvia. I really, really wanted to believe the one about the car cult.
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