Yesterday I received the following email from Glenn Bailey, Vice-Chair of the LA Bicycle Advisory Committee.
Dear Valley Bicyclists:
At the request of LAPD Deputy Chief Jorge Villegas, commanding officer of LAPD’s Operations-Valley Bureau, an important meeting with Valley bicyclists to discuss and improve the handling of:
- traffic enforcement to ensure cyclist safety
- hit and run collisions/crimes
- bicycle thefts
- improving safety on the Orange Line and other bicycle paths in the Valley
- safety education for motorists and cyclists
- and other topics of interest to bicyclists
The LAPD Valley Traffic Division will be participating and the County Sheriff (Metro Orange Line enforcement) has been invited as well.
You are cordially to invited to attend:Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. LAPD Van Nuys Division 6240 Sylmar Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91401
So that there is adequate seating and copies of handouts, please RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are attending OR may be attending. Also, if you have additional topics you wish to be considered for this or a subsequent meeting, please forward those as well.
I encourage you to forward this invitation to other interested Valley cyclists.
Hope to see you there.
Thank you.Glenn Bailey, Vice-Chair Bicycle Advisory Committee City of Los Angeles
Having worked with both Bailey and Deputy Chief Villegas as part of the department’s bike task force, I can assure you this is one meeting that will definitely be worth your time.
Especially given the subject matter.