CicLAvia one of GOOD Magazines Top Ten Ideas

February 9, 2010 at 1:10 am Leave a comment

Walking Distance: Notes on the Modern Neighborhood

GOOD Magazine’s columnist Kyla Fullenwider’s Walking Distance column has a new article entitled Neighborhood Pride: Ten Ideas To Boost Block Spirit. Among quite a few excellent ideas (gardens,  potlucks,  and even treehouses!) her third idea specifically calls for CicLAvia in Los Angeles:

3. Make every Sunday a block party.

Sundays are lazy time, and the worldwide movement Ciclovia has taken advantage of our weekend sloth. “There’s less traffic on Sunday,” says [Joe] Linton, one of the organizers of cicLAvia an initiative to bring the car free days to the car capital of the world. Aside from the obvious benefits of music and picnics in the street, letting the bikes take over can be a boon to the local economy. “Many local shops see their business double,” Linton says.

Read the rest of the article here. CicLAvia thinks this is GOOD!

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