Since 1995
National Bicycle Greenway in action
Los Angeles Biking 2005
# of bike lane miles 124.7 Class II Bike Lanes
# of off road trail miles 45 Class I Bike Paths
# Bike Racks 2500 (600 to be installed in 05/06)
Bike Coordinator? Yes
Bike Maps? Yes
Hazard Report Form? Yes
# of bike rack equipped buses Approximately 3000 in the region: LADOT Commuter Express, Foothill Transit System, Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus, Long Beach Transit and the Metro system have racks on all of their buses and serve Los Angeles.
Bikes on Trains? Yes (some rush hour restrictions)
# Bike shops Yes
% of trips by bike? 0.6% - work trips only (source: U.S. Census)
2.4% - all trips (source: LACMTA)
Bike to Work Day? Yes
# Colleges 11
# of Rain/snow days 35
# of days below 45 degrees 0-1
Recycled Bike Program? Bike Out
Bike bridges? Baum Bicycle Bridge: LA River at Los Feliz
Bike undercrossings? none
Bike Boulevards? no
Ctty Bike Repair? Bike Kitchen
Population 3,957,875
Planned Implementation of bike paths and lanes per the Bicycle Plan
Local Bike Activist Organizations? 3 - (LACBC, Bicycle Kitchen, Bike Out)
Other The Los Angeles Dept. of Transportation maintains a staff of 10 (in addition to the Bicycle Coordinator) who develop and implement the city°Øs bikeway projects.
Your Name and Title or Organization? Matt Benjamin
Planning Director
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition
Michelle Mowery
Bicycle Coordinator
City of Los Angeles

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