CicLAvia To The Sea On Sunday, April 21

Los Angeles celebrates 15 miles of car-free streets from Downtown to Venice Beach

Mar 06, 2013, 11:05 ET from CicLAvia

LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


Sun, surf, and 15 miles of open road will mark the first CicLAvia of 2013, transforming Venice Boulevard into a car-free, linear park for strolling, biking, playing, and exploring the city from a new perspective Since it began in 2010, CicLAvia has quickly become Los Angeles County's most popular public event, consistently attracting more than 100,000 participants. CicLAvia is free of charge and open to all interests, and every kind of non-automotive transit imaginable


Sunday, April 21, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m


The Venice Boulevard route will be CicLAvia's longest to date, spanning more than 15 miles, connecting the city's historic center at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and the bustling boardwalk of Venice Beach, with stops at Culver City, Mar Vista, and other hubs. The route offers a rich tour of the city's history, vibrant neighborhoods, and majestic views of the Pacific Ocean


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About CicLAvia
CicLAvia is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public health, active green transportation, public space, economic development, and community building through car-free public events. With the full support of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Metro, the Los Angeles City Council, Police Department, Fire Department, Department of Transportation, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Water and Power, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, CicLAvia is an innovative model for creating new public space and enriching civic life.

Support for CicLAvia
CicLAvia is made possible through the generosity of its partners, supporters, and sponsors. Partners include: the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), and the California Endowment. Supporters include: the Rosenthal Family Foundation, Health Happens Here, the Goldhirsh Foundation, the David Bohnett Foundation, the Roth Family Foundation, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training, and the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC).  Sponsors include: REI, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the Southern California Gas Company, LA Sanitation, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Bike Nation, Indie Printing, and Laemmle Theatres.

Map and high-res images available upon request.