Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition
FROM Tamika Butler
Is LA's New Bike-Share Affordable Enough for Low-Income Riders? LA Metro is launching its bike-share program Thursday . One thousand bikes will be available from 65 hubs all over downtown Los Angeles, from Union Station to Little Tokyo to the Arts District. This is the latest in local bike-share programs; West Hollywood, Santa Monica and Long Beach have programs of their own. But Metro is trying to do something different by reaching out to low-income communities. Will LA’s new bike-share program be affordable enough for low-income riders?
'Dandelion and Quince,' food and crime, 'All About Eggs' Sarah Lohman talks about the murder and historic recipes that form the backbone of her new book, “Ohio 1910,” and Rachel Khong shares highlights from Lucky Peach’s last cookbook, “All About Eggs.” Michelle Mckenzie tells us how to cook oft-forgotten fruits, veggies and herbs, and Jonathan Gold reviews AR Cucina in Culver City. Plus: raspberries at the market and a special guest DJ set from Alton Brown.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?