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South L.A. wonders if CicLAvia will bring traffic or business
South L.A. wonders if CicLAvia will bring traffic or business

Thousands of bike riders will spill onto the streets of South Los Angeles this weekend, bringing new eyes to a part of the city that often feels overlooked and neglected. But whether CicLAvia, a virtual city of cyclists, will bring in fresh buyers or scare off regular customers is being debated from Leimert Park to Central Avenue. "I see people riding bikes and not shopping in stores," said James Fugate, owner of Eso Won Books in Leimert Park. "I don't like that our customers will not have access to our store." As CicLAvia has rotated its route through Los Angeles' neighborhoods, it has been greeted with enthusiasm as well as doubt. Sometimes drawing up to...

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