Busiest bicycle spot is between Marin...

Busiest bicycle spot is between Marina del Rey and Venice Beach

There are 4 comments on the Daily Breeze story from Mar 17, 2010, titled Busiest bicycle spot is between Marina del Rey and Venice Beach. In it, Daily Breeze reports that:

The busiest intersection in Los Angeles, in terms of bicycle use, sits between Marina del Rey and Venice Beach, while the busiest pedestrian intersection is in Westwood, according to a "census" released today.

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Brent

United States

#1 Mar 18, 2010
"...and that about a quarter of all bicycling was observed on city sidewalks, which is against the law."

Huh? In Los Angeles, sidewalk riding is NOT against the law, except on Ocean Front Walk in Venice, and expressly permitted by muncipal code. Please read LAMC 56.15.
Pat Steadwell

Brea, CA

#2 Mar 18, 2010
How can they say this is "the busiest" if they only looked at 25?
Eric B

Pacific Palisades, CA

#3 Mar 18, 2010
Brent is right, a simple fact check with the LACBC would confirm this.
Brent

United States

#4 Mar 18, 2010
@Pat:

I'm not sure where the Daily Breeze got the "25 locations" number. The LACBC's precis specifies they looked at "over 50 strategic locations." The report also acknowledged that the optimal intersection count is roughly one per 15,000 people, but that they didn't have the resources for a better study. You might check out the document:

http://la-bike.org/downloads/LA_Bike_Count_Re...

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