Getting in touch with our inner tube helps rid us of our spare tire (bulging waistline).
Bikes for everyone! (BikeNationUSA.com)
Inspired by Colombia's Ciclovía, "cycling way," the original, weekly street closure event. There is a long list of activities all along the route allowing Angelenos to rediscover the country's most impressive megalopolis.
The city is too often choked with traffic, a fact of life "The Hills" and other popular shows meticulously avoid. Here is a chance to safely maneuver the concrete jungle.
All this hustling comes with a price: few use public transportation unless they have to. The powers that be want it that way while pretending to try to "figure out" how to encourage mass transit. The world already knows how; there's no need to reinvent the wheel.
But LA's car culture is the model that made the oil and automobile businesses kings. CicLAvia temporarily removes cars from LA streets. LADOT provides traffic plan maps for travel through Koreatown, Hollywood, Little Japan, Little Bangladesh, Thai Town, and many other ethnic pockets.