CicLAvia

City Council approves funds for CicLAvia event in Glendale

City Council approves funds for CicLAvia event in Glendale

On Tuesday, the Glendale City Council approved funding the city’s first-ever CicLAvia — a large-scale, open-street event that replaces motor vehicles on about 3 miles of streets with human-powered transport such as biking, skating and walking.

City Council members gave their unanimous approval to appropriate $301,420 toward the open-street event, with $179,520 contributed by a grant from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority, known as Metro. The city’s Economic Development Department will cover an additional $45,000, leaving $76,900 as the only newly allocated funds from the city.

“I’m very happy that staff has [worked on CicLAvia] and that council has...

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