Ladies and gentlemen, don’t start your engines…
On Sunday, a city heralded for its car culture will turn its attention to bicycles as some 100,000 people hit the streets of Los Angeles for the sixth CicLAvia, an event that invites people to see the city from a different perspective.
Fifteen miles of streets from downtown to Venice will be closed to motorized vehicles. A map of the route showing crossings open to cars is at www.CicLAvia.org.
Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. the bicycle will be kind of the road. Skateboards, baby strollers, in-line skates and even the humble foot are welcomed modes of transport.