Photos: CicLAvia Fills The Streets With Freewheelin' Angelenos
On Sunday, nine miles of Los Angeles streets were closed off to cars to make way for other kinds of wheels. Pedaling Angelenos from all walks of life hit the streets to take part in the fifth installation of CicLAvia.
The event was well-attended and went off problem free. Here's part of Biking In LA's summary:
Police say there were no major incidents in Sunday’s CicLAvia, but it’s odd that the estimates of how many people participated never seem to budge from 100,000, which seems to be a native expression meaning a shit load; as long as they’re making up numbers, why not pick a different — and vastly higher — one for a change? City officials seem to consider it $350,000 well spent, which works out to roughly $3.50 per under estimated person.
One civic leader taking part was L.A. City Councilman and mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti who tweeted after the event:
NBC Los Angeles put together a fun set of tweets and photos, too.