U.S. EPA invites public to join February 1, Playa del Rey – Downtown LA bike tour LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invites the general public to “roll” as part of the Playa del Rey to Downtown Los Angeles Bike Tour on Tuesday, February 1, co-sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The fun and informative 18 mile journey will be led by Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest, joined by Mitch Katz, Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Jennifer Klausner, Executive Director LACBC, Barbara Romero, City of LA Planning Commissioner and Chief of Urban Projects and Watershed Division for the Mountains Recreation Conservation Authority.

On Tuesday, February 1, bicycle enthusiasts can join EPA’s Bike Ride at any of these locations:

Start Location: Pacific Avenue Bridge over Ballona Creek at Playa del Rey. Start Time: 9:30 a.m.; departure time: 9:45 a.m.

Stop #1: Culver City – Linwood Howe Elementary School, 4100 Irving Place. Approximate arrival time: 10:20 a.m.; approximate departure time: 10:45 a.m.

Stop #2: Macarthur Park – NW corner of Alvarado and 7th Street, Los Angeles. Approximate arrival time: 11:30 a.m.; approximate departure time: 12:00 p.m.

Stop #3: County Cycling Collaborative (CCC), presentation by LACBC’s Bike Wrangler Jonny Green, 1250 6th Street, Los Angeles. Approximate arrival time: 12:00 p.m.; approximate departure time: 12:15 p.m.

Stop #4: Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles. Approximate arrival time: 12:30 p.m.; approximate departure time: 1:30 p.m. –

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