Los Angeles Backbone Bikeway Network

12 PRINCIPLES

1. Genesis:
Every street is a street that cyclists will ride.

2. All City:
A Backbone Bikeway network will be the engineering focus in the immediate future

3. Action
LA must commit to the implementation of key measures within 2 years

4. Transformation
Neighborhood pilots projects to create pockets of ultra bike friendliness, including bike boulevards

5. Strength
Any new plan should go through a full programmatic EIR

6. Intelligence
Evaluate success by measuring progress against goals, timelines, bike counts, and collision data

7. One Generation
Get em' young - building a car-free army from LA's youngest generation - beginning at the school level

8. Justice
LAPD will undergo mandatory 8 hour training in cyclists' rights and laws concerning cyclists, and practical bike training.

9. Execution
Move Bikeways out of LADOT

10. Democracy
Have the plan voted on by cyclists, or the NCs

11. Complete
The six Es - Equality, Engineering, Education, Encouragement, Enforcement, Evaluation - are the structure for the plan.

12. Equality
The Cyclists' Bill of Rights is the foundation for the plan

LA's BEST BIKE PLAN MEETINGS:
(100% public participation)

Bike Working Group Meeting - V
Date: Saturday, March 6, 2010
Location: Hollywood Adventist Church
Address: 1711 N. Van Ness Ave., Hollywood CA 90028
Time: 2pm-5pm

LA Bike Working Group - IV
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2009
Location: Hollywood Adventist Church
Address: 1711 N. Van Ness Ave., Hollywood CA 90028
Time: 1pm-4pm

LA Bike Working Group - III
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2009
Location: Hollywood Adventist Church
Address: 1711 N. Van Ness Ave., Hollywood CA 90028
Time: 1pm-4pm

LA Bike Working Group - II
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2009
Location: The Exchange
Address: 114 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Time: 1pm-4pm

LA Bike Working Group - I
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2009
Location: Hollywood Adventist Church
Address: 1711 N. Van Ness Ave., Hollywood CA 90028
Time: 2pm-5pm