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  • Storm the Bastille! – February 5th /  illuminateLA
    meeting at the Santa Monica Vermont Red Line station at 5 30 pm and heading to the meeting via DOT s pride and joy Sunset Blvd Minutes from the December meeting will be posted shortly Agenda for the February meeting will be posted as soon as the DOT sends it For more information call Stephen at 323 962 6540 Tacos on 2nd Street or vegan at Pure Luck afterwards If you can t make the ride join us at the meeting DWP Board Room 111 N Hope Street Top Floor LA CA 90012 Ride Your Bike Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Posted 31 Jan 2008 by Enci in Everything Bike Metro Bike the Vote Whose Bill of Rights 3 Comments Add Yours anthony s 02 04 2008 09 37 1 can t wait represent anthony s 02 04 2008 09 38 2 cant wait to represent AND BE HEARD david p 02 08 2008 15 22 3 it seems like we storm the bastille every

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  • Bike the Vote! /  illuminateLA
    to ensure that smart growth considerations are taken into account Obama will build upon his efforts in the Senate to ensure that more Metropolitan Planning Organizations create policies to incentivize greater bicycle and pedestrian usage of roads and sidewalks and he will also re commit federal resources to public mass transportation projects across the country Building more livable and sustainable communities will not only reduce the amount of time individuals spent commuting but will also have significant benefits to air quality public health and reducing greenhouse gas emissions If you ride please join us but most importantly if you ride please VOTE The details Bike for Obama with Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti 11 00 am Bike riders gather at Eco Village located at 117 Bimini Place 1st St 11 30 am Bike ride begins going through Silver Lake and to Elysian Valley 12 00 2 00pm Arrive Marsh Street Park for an afternoon of phone banking Obama fun If you can t join us for the ride help us make calls at Marsh Street Park a beautiful park fronting the Los Angeles River and adjacent to a skate park that filters urban runoff before its hits the river Calling Lists campaign info and snacks will be provided Bring your cell phones For more info contact Helen at helenleung84 gmail com or 323 244 3630 Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Posted 27 Jan 2008 by Enci in Community Garcetti Announces Opening Of Bike Facilities Storm the Bastille February 5th 1 Comments Add Yours Damien Newton 01 28 2008 10 42 1 Obama may

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  • Garcetti Announces Opening Of Bike Facilities! /  illuminateLA
    these new facilities will make it possible for more people to do it I encourage city employees who have ever thought about biking to work to give it a try said Council President Garcetti It helps reduce traffic It helps our environment And it s great exercise The new facilities are located underneath City Hall East on level P3 and will be accessible using city employee ID badges Employees who want access to the showers must visit the Commute Options and Parking Section to have their badges programmed to allow entry Employees who regularly bike to work may also be eligible to receive a subsidy through the City of Los Angeles Bike Walk to Work program which is administered by the Personnel Department Council President Garcetti worked with the City of Los Angeles s Department of General Services Personnel Department and Department of Transportation to develop the new facilities and implement the process for acquiring access The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition provided assistance with making the new facilities effective for cyclists For more information on the City of Los Angeles s bike walk to work options visit www lacity org per bikewalk htm Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Posted 16 Jan 2008 by Enci in Everything Bike Metro Getting From Here to Here Bike the Vote 4 Comments Add Yours Ben 01 16 2008 18 58 1 hey that s awesome go city Patrick Miller 01 16 2008 20 27 2 Awesome Now if we can just get that bike station at Hollywood and Western Larry 01 21 2008 20 21 3 Those bicyclist

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  • Getting From Here to Here /  illuminateLA
    reducing congestion they are contributing to a healthier environment and most importantly they are changing the world You see cyclists are the Indicator Species for a healthy community Cyclists favor well maintained streets free of pot holes and debris in the curb lane Good for cyclists good for motorists Cyclists also prefer streets with moderate vehicle volumes and speeds creating an environment that is safer and more hospitable for all modes of travel Good for cyclists good for pedestrians The presence of cyclists on the road benefits local businesses especially if the community has provided bike racks to encourage cyclists Good for cyclists good for business An increase in the number of cyclists on the road has a direct relationship to a reduction in crime Good for cyclists good for the community Well maintained streets shareable roads moderate traffic volumes and speeds lower crime rates and prosperous local businesses are all elements of a healthy sustainable and complete community Riding a bicycle is not an absolute solution but any adjustments in behavior add up and contribute to a collective remedy that has the potential to change our world So get out of your car live locally as much as possible ride your bike and start thinking in terms of traveling from here to here See you on the streets Stephen Box and his wife Enci are cycling advocates who live in Hollywood and advocate for alternative transportation solutions at illuminateLA com Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Posted 14 Jan 2008 by Enci in Everything Bike Metro Getting From Here to There Garcetti Announces Opening Of

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  • Getting From Here to There /  illuminateLA
    the ranks of Donald Shoup and Mark Pisano in addressing traffic opportunities as printed in the LATimes on December 27 2007 Love your local bicyclists By Stephen Box The most elegant solution to L A traffic is simply to pedal to where you need to go If cycling is not for you at least give some respect to those who choose to ride Here s why Cyclists are the indicator species for a healthy community Cyclists favor well maintained streets free of potholes and debris They prefer streets with moderate vehicle volumes and speeds an environment that is likewise safer and more hospitable for drivers and pedestrians Surveys in San Francisco found that local businesses benefited from traffic calming through their districts which included accommodations for cyclists Finally an increase in the number of cyclists in a neighborhood which means more eyes on the street has a direct relationship to a reduction in crime In other words what s good for cyclists is good for your community Stephen Box is a cycling advocate living in Hollywood Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it

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  • Recycle Your Christmas Tree and Receive Green Gifts! /  illuminateLA
    Los Angeles during the Holiday season is the same smell that our tree had in Hungary and Germany when I was a kid And to me the saddest part after Christmas is when the tree has to go And for a week or two I have to look at those sad dead trees on the street curbs of Los Angeles Some still decorated some only have a few strands of tinsel hanging from their branches and I even saw one with a for sale sign on it This year I hope I won t have to see that sad abandoned tree on the sidewalk The City of Los Angeles set up some tree cycling sites where you can drop off your tree and pick up some free green give a ways on the weekend of January 5th and 6th And while you re at it recycle your gift wrappings and packaging materials at the same location So load up your bike trailer and your car with your Christmas tree packaging and gift wrappings and lets keep our sidewalks clean To find a location in your neighborhood click here Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Posted 26 Dec 2007 by Enci in Sustainability Storm The Bastille We ARE the Festival Getting From Here to There 2 Comments Add Yours Will Campbell 12 27 2007 15 06 1 I sweep my immediate vicinity every new year and never fail to pick up three or four trees kicked to the curb by inconsiderate neighbors I received an Afghan pine sapling last year when we dropped the trees off at

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  • Storm The Bastille! – We ARE the Festival! /  illuminateLA
    would like to make a statement about the noxious fumes caused by the thousands of idling automobiles polluting the largest urban wilderness park in the United States related articles on the illegal exclusion of cyclists on Crystal Springs Drive can be found at www illuminatela com tom labonge the grinch who stole our green christmas www illuminatela com tom labonge las artful dodger www latimes com Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Posted 17 Dec 2007 by Enci in Everything Bike Metro Protect Yourself From Theft While You Protect the Planet Recycle Your Christmas Tree and Receive Green Gifts 4 Comments Add Yours ina 12 17 2007 20 32 1 What an awesome ride Please post about it at great length the people who ll miss it because they re out of town like me will be very thankful I ll be thinking of you show L A the REAL festival ina 12 17 2007 23 26 2 Oh and also while you re out there

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