Bike Culture

The Great Bike Lane Disaster and Other Infrastructure Myths

Bike lanes are contentious, and they're making people angry, fearful, and frustrated. While robust redesign is taking place in some parts of the city, some communities are being left in the past, such as the northern segment of Figueroa that runs through the communities of Cypress Park and Highland Park.

About the Author

Krista Carlson is a Los Angeles cyclist and contributing editor at Urban Velo. She came into cycling for practical reasons but fell in love with bikes because of their power to connect people to places and one another.
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