There should be no reason why he wouldn’t sign it.
Then again, that’s what we said about the first two attempts at a three-foot passing law. And you know how that turned out.
Streetsblog also explains the four hit-and-run bills awaiting Brown’s signature.
None remove the incentive for drunk drivers to flee the scene by making the penalty for hit-and-run equivalent to drunk driving penalties. And none call for seizing the vehicle used in a hit-and-run upon conviction.
But they’re a good start.
Credit Orange County cyclist and attorney David Huntsman for this idea.
Instead of paying $100 or more to ride the Beverly Hills Gran Fondo, donate the money to Better Bike to support the fight for better inclusion in the bike-unfriendly community — including desperately needed bike lanes on Santa Monica Blvd.
Speaking of Better Bike, they look at Strava to reveal where cyclists really ride through the Biking Black Hole.
The sheriff’s department will conduct an internal investigation into the Milt Olin case; according to the story, at least one cyclist doesn’t have much faith in their impartiality.
There are no words. The junior world time trial champion, 18-year old Igor Decraene of Belgium, took his own life on Saturday.
Streetsblog’s Joe Linton offers five things he learned at the city council Transportation Committee meeting this week, including that protected bikeways may or may not be on the streets of LA in the coming year.
Writing for Orange 20, Richard Risemberg looks at how Westside road diets and walkable/bikeable streets encourage people to linger, shop, eat and spend more, despite what some less-informed councilmembers seem to think.
The Times reviews advanced new bike accessory designs.
Pasadena moves forward on an ambitious new bike plan.
Hermosa Cyclery celebrates its 40th anniversary as four local men carry on for the original owner.
Proposed Redondo Beach redevelopment promises a 30 to 40 foot wide pedestrian and bike path along the waterfront; hopefully, they’ll get rid of that damned “cyclists dismount” zone in front of the pier while they’re at it.
I wonder how many drivers will be deterred by the whopping $35 fine for violating California’s new three-foot passing law.
A Laguna Beach cyclist says bike riders must admit the coast highway is a death trap.
A Stockton rider wisely gives up his bike when three men approach showing a gun, and ask if he’s willing to die for it. Well, if you put it that way…
Bicycling’s Elly Blue offers advice on how to close the gender gap and get more women into bicycling.
A writer for CityLab says get over shoaling, already
It takes a real schmuck to steal a brand new adult tricycle from a legally blind woman.
A Washington state driver was drunk and texting when he drifted off the road and rear-ended a cyclist.
Tragically, a Seattle cyclist is killed in a left cross less that two weeks before the dangerous bike lane she was riding in was due to be replaced with a protected lane.
Great piece from a Colorado Springs non-cyclist, who says bike riders deserve genuine appreciation. Read this one to counter out all that bike hate out there.
Nice. A Wisconsin bike advocate donates a new bike to a 12-year old hit-and-run victim.
Twenty-three reasons why bicycling is the best way to navigate New York City.
NHL defenseman Cory Sarich gives up bicycling and may never play hockey again following a horrific left-cross crash with an 85-year old British Columbia driver.
Always report bad road condition whenever possible; a London man didn’t and another rider paid the price.
A pair of Russian girls explore Great Britain and Ireland by Brompton.
Bicycling the streets of Cambodia’s capital is not for the faint hearted.
This is how you wear a cycling cap. When you need to revive, turns out a combination of coffee and naps are more effective than either one alone; throw in walking the Corgi, and that’s the story of my life these days.
And yes, traffic rules apply to everyone, and no, stop signs are not mere suggestions. Even if many drivers seem to treat them that way.