Bicycle Committee - Feb. 2017

Feb 2 2017 - 6:00pm


Committee on Bicycling
Windward School Boardroom 1030, Building C (by baseball diamond)

11350 Palms Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Click here for campus map and room location and parking here

 Thursday February 2, 2017 6:00-7:00pm



1.       Introductions - WELCOME!       


2.       Public Comment / Announcements


3.       Review and Approval of Meeting Minutes


4.       CicLAvia is passing through Mar Vista (Sunday March  26th) Here are some ideas we generated at the last meeting:

a.      Bike repair stands at MVCC Outreach Booth prior to CycLAvia

                                                       i.      Jan. 29th, Feb. 12 (1/2 day) March 12th and March 19th

                                                     ii.      Bikerowave – “Get Ready for CicLAvia” bike tune up event – March 11th.

b.      Safe Biking Clinics and Rides leaving from the Market

                                                       i.      LACBC offers classes $200 plus materials and so does Savvy Cyclist $ tbd

c.       Bike Ride In at the MV Market (bike show)

d.      Outreach at the MVCC Tent day of the event March 26th

                                                       i.      Any volunteers? Work a 2 hour shift?

e.      Special small circuit race on the Hill of Mar Vista on March 26th?


5.       Mar Vista Eco Car Expo Sunday April 30th

                                                       i.      Electric Bikes, Scooters and Skateboards?

                                                     ii.      Reach out to an electric bike store to refer an owner? No sales people – real life users/owners only. Bike Attack, Helens?


6.        New Business

a.       Funding Motion – Allocate $500 to the Bicycle Committee for Safe Cycling Classes, materials and promotional materials.


7.        Events, Meetings, Rides and Happenings

a.        Expo to Downtown Culver City Bicycle Connector project public workshop hosted by the Culver City Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC).

b.       Ask an Officer event with LACBC Monday, Jan. 30th

c.        LACBC Sunday Funday Bike Ride – Super Bowl Sunday

d.       Bike with Mike (Bonin) Feb. 12th Westchester CD 11 Office

e.       CicLAvia – March 26, 2017 Culver City to Venice Beach

f.         AIDS/LifeCycle 2017 will take place June 4 - June 10, 2017; Resolution Ride rescheduled to Feb 12th

g.        Central CA Climate Ride – LACBC Team June 9-13, 2017 (Ron “Ride Time” Howard – Team Captain)


8.       Future agenda items

9.       Public Comment

10.    Adjournment

Resources and Topics for possible discussion

·         Promotion of Safe Cycling/Driving (Respect is a Two Way Street)

o    Three Foot Law

o    Savvy Cyclist and League of American Cyclist

o    Distracted Driver Education

·          LA Vision Zero Alliance/Great Streets Bike Lanes

·         LA City Planning Dept

o    Bike Parking Code Amendment

o    Bike Parking Code Amendment Q&A

·         LADOT Bike Program (

o    LA City Bike Share program – Venice locations


·         Networking with the bicycle community

o    Commuter/Electric Bike

o    Weekend Warrior/Bike Path Only

o    Fixie/Urban Cyclist

o    Mass Transit/Bike/Walk – No Car Lifestyle (

o    Road Bike/Racing Community

o    Endurance/Charity Ride Community

o    DIY – Bamboo bike, Home Repair

o    I don’t know how to ride a bike or am afraid to ride in LA – non rider

·         Local/City/State/National Cycling nonprofit Organizations

§  - Aids Lifecycle Training Group – No Drop/Strict Safety Oriented

§  - Cycling for the rest Best of your Life

§ – Club for serious cyclist and bike racers 

§  Bikerowave and other local bike stores and shops

§  Biking in the South Bay (Seth Davidson)

§  LACBC –

§  LADOT – Bike Program (  


§  Culver City Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory committee –

·         Meets the third Thursday of odd months (January, March...) at 6:00 p.m. in the Patacchia Conference Room. The next regular BPAC meeting will be on January 19th at 6:00 p.m. 

§  Coordinator, Eric Bruins, can be reached at (310) 253-5616 or

§  Metro Bike Share stations In Venice



§  CicLAvia (Sunday, March 26, 2016)

§  People for Bikes


§  Streets Blog LA -

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