IN PICTURES: The 2014 Toyota Grand Prix-View of Long Beach

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Photos by Brian Addison.

For the second year in a row, the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach opened the roadways of its speed track to bikes, skaters, walkers, runners, and all things new-urbanist. Called the Grand Prix-view, the event didn’t permit a single motorized vehicle to enter the track.

Though only an hour-and-a-half event, hundreds appeared to show off something very simple: the power of people using their bodies.


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Brian Addison has been a writer, editor, and photographer for more than a decade, covering everything from food and culture to transportation and housing. In 2015, he was named Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles Press Club and has since garnered 19 nominations and two additional wins for Best Political Commentary for his work at KCET and Best Blog for Longbeachize, a section of the Long Beach Post. In 2019, he was awarded the Food/Culture Critic of the Year across any platform at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards. Brian currently serves as a columnist and editor for the Long Beach Post.