- OK, I guess we're ready for this to get out. This is an unprecedented
opportunity to get an up-close look at our first freeway, the
Historic Arroyo Seco Parkway. Your help would be greatly appreciated.
>Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 18:05:06 -0800 (PST)
>From: Marcus Renner <mvrenner@...>
>Subject: Invitation to ArroyoFest Planning Meeting
>Would you like a chance to Bike and Walk on the
>You are cordially invited to a planning meeting forÖ
>ArroyoFest: Freeway Walk and Bike Ride
>When: Wednesday, November 28th, 7 - 9 p.m.
>Where: L.A. River Center and Gardens Atrium, 570 W.
>Avenue 26, Los Angeles (between Figueroa and San
>On October 6th, 2002, people will gather from across
>Southern California to ride a bike or walk in a parade
>on the Arroyo Seco Parkway (otherwise known as the 110
>freeway). Get involved with this historic event.
>Help organize a weekend festival to celebrate the
>Arroyo Seco Parkway and watershed and explore ways to
>improve the quality of life for communities along the
>Arroyo and throughout the region.
>From the Rose Bowl to the Los Angeles River, be a part
>of the longest block party our region has ever seen!
>For more information contact: Marcus Renner, Education
>and Outreach Coordinator, Urban and Environmental
>Policy Institute at (323) 341-5093 or
>Participating Organizations: Arroyo Seco Foundation,
>Highland Park Heritage Trust, Audubon Society, Los
>Angeles Bicycle Coalition, North East Trees, Urban and
>Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College,
>Highland Park Community Development Corporation,
>California Institute of Technology.
>Your e-mail was provided to ArroyoFest as a courtesy
>by one of the organizations listed above. In the
>future, if you'd rather not receive ArroyoFest news
>and announcements, simply reply to this e-mail and
>we'll take you off our list.
>404 South Madre Street
>Pasadena, CA 91107
>(323) 341-5093 w.
>(626) 578-1350 h.
- It has been a year since the unique Freeway Ride of Arroyo Fest took
place. Check out this article by Marcus Renner in Orion:
Also hit the link to arroyofest.org for photos and videos of the
event. (organizers ended up $30,000 in the hole and can still use