CicLAvia heads south next weekend: map and info

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The Sunday December 7 CicLAvia event — the 11th since Aaron Paley and friends began in 2010 — will be focused along Central Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard, with a spur to Leimert Park. It will be the first CicLAvia route to include South Los Angeles. The streets will be open to riders, walkers, skateboarders and other humans — and closed to cars — from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Here's a free online neighborhood guide from CicLAvia. There will be two hubs on Central Avenue, at Washington and at 42nd Place, and additional hubs at Exposition Park and in Leimert Park.

ciclavia-logo-southla.jpgSunday's event will be held on the 40th anniversary of the first ciclovía in Bogotá, Colombia, which inspired the creation of CicLAvia. The cofounder of the original Bogota model, Jaime Ortiz, is scheduled to attend as a VIP guest.

CicLAvia has planned four routes for events in 2015: The Valley, Pasadena, Culver City to the sea and Heart of LA.

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