Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled what he called a “major bicycle initiative” for city residents at the start of Sunday’s fourth CicLAvia festival.
Ten miles of street across Los Angeles will be closed to vehicles — and thronged with thousands of bicyclists and pedestrians — for five hours Sunday, as CicLAvia winds across the heart of the city.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is urging Angelenos to get out of their cars and use 10 miles of city streets as a park to ride, jog or walk for the upcoming CicLAvia event.
Tens of thousands of bicyclists will claim city streets Sunday, as the City of Los Angeles celebrates its third CicLAvia street closure event.
The second annual CicLAvia takes place Sunday, leaving nearly 8 miles of city roads shut down to drivers for about five hours.
Angelenos will be getting out of their cars and onto the streets Sunday to celebrate CicLAVia.
Vehicles were banned from several miles of Los Angeles streets Sunday to give pedestrians and bicyclists a traffic-free chance to explore the City of Angels.