The following excerpt appeared in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune on February 12, 2018. To read the full article, click here.
CicLAvia means rediscovering your town, close up – San Gabriel Valley Tribune
By Steve Scauzillo
February 12, 2018
The automobile acts like a blindfold, keeping us from seeing our towns, our neighbors, ourselves.
To open our eyes to what’s in front of us, we need to take off the blindfold. We need to remove the cars.
That’s what an open streets event, or CicLAvia, does. And fortunately, there’s one coming soon near you on April 22, Earth Day, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., along a 6.5-mile stretch connecting San Dimas, La Verne, Pomona and Claremont.
Then, mark your calendar. Next, go into your garage and dust off that rusted, cruiser and bring it to your nearby bike shop for a tune-up. You’ll be set to ride, free to feel the wind in your face or stop at whatever catches your eye on a day like no other.
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