In traffic-choked L.A., a car lane is given to bicycles: City officials unveil a new 2.2-mile path stretching along 7th Street from Catalina Avenue in Koreatown to Figueroa Street downtown. All that was needed was paint, a few signs and some traffic light adjustments.
Photo: A cyclist uses the new bike lane on 7th Street in downtown Los Angeles. The lane used to be for cars only. Credit: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times