Category Biking

Photos: Opening Day of Metro Bike Share

Metro rolled out its bike share service today, and DTLA got rolling!  Check out some pictures of the new Metro bikes.  They look great and are functionally designed. Have you taken a ride yet on one of the new Metro Bike Share bikes?  Tell us about it! All photos by Christian Meola  

Metro Bike Share Opens July 7th

Roll ’em out! In a highly anticipated launch, Metro will be rolling out its bike share service on July 7th with 65 stations scattered throughout DTLA. They system is easy to use.  Users can sign up and register their TAP cards here for the bike share system.  Tap the card against the dock to unlock […]

Expo Line Extension Opening Weekend

The day is finally upon us!  The Expo Line extension will open May 20th , finally bringing rail service from downtown to the beach. To celebrate, Metro is providing free rides on the Expo line beginning at noon on Friday, and all day on Saturday.  There will be community events at the new stations from […]

Car-Free Living with an Injured Knee

Not a day would go by where I would wonder how I would get by if I experienced an injury or serious illness.  The thought would creep into my head as I would make the .7 mile walk to Figueroa St. to catch the 81 bus to work, and then walk another half mile up […]

Figueroa St. in NELA Needs a Road Diet

My first weekend living in Northeast Los Angeles, I was one of the featured storytellers at BUSted, which was making its NELA debut at Future Studio Gallery in Highland Park.  Everyone at the gallery was abuzz about a hit and run accident that happened right outside the night before.  Irma Yolanda Espinoza-Lugo was in the […]

NELA Welcomes Me Home

This month marks what would be my sixth year living in the same apartment building in Koreatown–would.  As I mentioned previously, I moved to Northeast Los Angeles a few weeks ago.  It was a spontaneous move, but it was the right one. I lived in a 1930’s block apartment off of 3rd and Normandie.  It […]

My Adventures with the LA Explorers Club – Garden of Eden the Devil’s Gate

This Sunday I joined the Los Angeles Explorers Club with my friend, Mary, on an intense bike ride through the Arroyo Seco.  I’ve been wanting to check out one of their curated rides since I heard about the group earlier this year.  Their rides explore the history and culture of the city, and delve into […]