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On biking while black, South L.A. and car-less dating

On biking while black, South L.A. and car-less dating

CicLAvia staff member Tafarai Bayne, who also serves as a commissioner for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation and does his own consulting, recently hung out in Chinatown with the California section's Jason Song, talking about dating without a car, bringing CicLAvia to South L.A. and the proper etiquette for arriving at business meetings after a sweaty ride. We later emailed the South Los Angeles native questions and crunched the conversation into this:

You grew up in a family in which having a car as a teen was as likely as getting struck by lightning.

As a teen I resented not getting some of the things my even slightly...

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