Check out the chamber members on the Directory tab.

Join the Silver Lake Chamber for member-to-member discounts and successful advertising strategies.


 

*UPDATED: It's Easy Being Green -The Stairs Get a Bike Rail in Silver Lake

The rest of the story - New Bike Rail Installed on Glendale-Hyperion Bridge

We featured this story a month ago and the blog post received nearly 500 views. As an update, here's a link to show how the sister cities program helped inspire this solution. And how this bike rail is inspiring other simple fixes throughout L.A. Click on: Los Feliz Ledger - Tom LaBonge.

Don't be surprised to see these bike rails on staircases through L.A. soon.

Cyclists who wish to use the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge from Riverside Drive will find a new bright red bike wheel rail, which has been recently installed. The new rail will be a great amenity for cyclists, who can slide their bicycles up the stairs without having to carry them. The installation comes in direct response to constituents who complained to Councilmember Tom LaBonge about the difficulty of bringing their bikes up the stairs. The rail now helps to connect Silver Lake residents to the Los Angeles River bike path. Those who wish to use the rail should cycle southbound on Riverside Drive and then ride just past the Archstone Los Feliz Apartments at 3100 Riverside. The new rail will be on your right. Happy cycling from Councilmember Tom LaBonge!

credit: from Councilmember LaBonge's weekly email. 

Views: 749

Tags: Atwater, Bike, Bridge, Hyperion, Lake, Rail, Silver, Stair, Village

Comment

You need to be a member of Silver Lake Star to add comments!

Join Silver Lake Star

Comment by Betsy Hall on March 6, 2013 at 11:09am

When I was a teenager I road my bike up and down Hyperion Bridge several times a week. Fun ride on the way down. 

Comment by David Brundige on March 5, 2013 at 10:26pm

That looks like a lot of teenagers with broken bones to me.  ;)

Comment by Clint Lohr on February 2, 2013 at 12:13pm

I can't wait to use it the next time I ride!

Enter moon072069 @ gmail as who sent you and receive a gift with your order.

The Silver Lake Star is the news and online community for Silver Lake Los Angeles. Stay informed. Join now!

 

       • Got news you think everyone should know? Blog it.

• Have a show or attending a benefit? Put it on the calendar.
• Video of the big game? Embed it.
• Photos of your business or the school play? Upload them.

GIFTS

Pamper yourself and your mother with Spring releases from Motives. Enter moon072069 gmail for who referred you to receive a gift with your first order.

Latest Activity

Profile IconThe Eastsider LA

Weekend Bite: Breakfast and biscuits at Lemon Poppy Kitchen

GLASSELL PARK — Is the biscuit the star of breakfast at Lemon Poppy Kitchen in Glassell Park?… See More
Saturday
Profile IconThe Eastsider LA

2 Freeway bomb scare triggers traffic jam in Echo Park & Silver Lake [updated]

Traffic is backed up across portions of Echo Park and Silver Lake as well as the 2 and 5 freeways… See More
Saturday
Profile IconThe Eastsider LA

Eastside Saturday: School fundraisers; library book sales; railroad roundhouse art exhibit

Spend the day supporting your local school and library, with fundraisers and book sales planned for… See More
Saturday
Profile IconThe Eastsider LA

Suspicious package shuts down 2 Freeway in Echo Park [updated]

ECHO PARK — The LAPD Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package alongside the 2 Freeway… See More
Saturday
Profile IconThe Eastsider LA

Why is it taking so long to clean up trash on Avenue 49?; appeal filed over alcohol sales at proposed Silver Lake hotel

Morning Report: How long can it take the city to clean up a pile of trash in Highland Park? Much… See More
Saturday
Profile IconThe Eastsider LA

Mt. Washington Home with Stunning Views and Guest Unit Open Sunday

A Mt. Washington modern house with separate guest unit. This tastefully remodeled hillside home is… See More
Saturday
Profile IconThe Eastsider LA

For Sale: Silver Lake Reservoir Duplex

2366 Silver Lake Blvd. | $999,000 | Property Website Located a few steps from the Silver… See More
Saturday
Profile IconSilver Lake Neighborhood Council

Joint Governing Board/IT Committee APPROVED minutes October 4, 2014

APPROVED minutes for the joint Governing Board/IT Committee for October 4, 2014 See More
Friday

© 2014   Created by Silver Lake Star.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service