Skip to Content

Baldwin Park, Irwindale, L.A. County Department of Parks & Recreation to host Metro’s Pride of the Valley Open Streets Event

Friday September 14, 2018

Media Advisory

WHAT:

On Sunday, September 16, Metro will join the cities of Baldwin Park, Irwindale and the L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation for the Pride of the Valley Open Streets event. Streets in the area will be closed to traffic for this car-free event for bicyclists, walkers and rollers to travel along Maine Avenue, Olive Street and Azusa Canyon Road for a 4.6-mile route. The family-friendly event will include live performances, health and wellness activities and kid fun zones.

WHEN:

9 a.m. kick-off press event Sunday, September 16, 2018

WHERE:

Maine Avenue & Ramona Boulevard 4105 Maine Avenue Baldwin Park, CA 91706

WHO:

Manuel Lozano, Baldwin Park Mayor Mark Breceda, City of Irwindale Mayor Tom Loria, Superintendent of Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area/L.A. County Department of Parks & Recreation Frank Ching, Metro Deputy Executive Officer, Countywide Planning Community stakeholders

VISUALS:

Hundreds of people biking, walking, skating, having fun on the open streets of Baldwin Park and Irwindale. News media can park in the shopping center behind Bank of America building.

About Metro

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. Created in 1993, Metro is a multimodal transportation agency that transports about 1.3 million passengers daily on a fleet of 2,200 clean air buses and six rail lines. The agency also oversees bus, rail, highway and other mobility-related building projects and leads transportation planning and programming for Los Angeles County.

Stay informed by following Metro on The Source and El Pasajero at metro.net, facebook.com/losangelesmetro, twitter.com/metrolosangeles and twitter.com/metroLAalerts and instagram.com/metrolosangeles.