Recap of the Manhattan Beach City Council Meeting

Recap of the Manhattan Beach City Council Meeting

Success!

Due to the efforts of the South Bay Bicycle Coalition and our supporters, on October 3rd, the Manhattan Beach City Council approved the staff recommendations that were proposed.

Specifically, sharrows are going to be added near schools, among other locations. Although this was a victory, there will be more!

Stay tuned for more information on what YOU can do to help make the South Bay more bicycle friendly.

Attached is a picture of all the people who came out to support bicycling in the South Bay. We would like to thank all those who took time out of their busy schedules to come support us and we hope you will be able to do the same thing in the future.

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Fiesta Hermosa Bike Corral

Fiesta Hermosa Bike Corral

Above is a picture of the Bike Corral that the South Bay Bicycle Coalition held during Fiesta Hermosa. People came and parked their bicycles in the parking lot and had their bike tires inflated, all for free.

The event was hosted by the South Bay Bicycle Coalition, the Beach Cities Cycling Club, and the Hermosa Cyclery on September 2 – September 4 and a total of 2751 bicyclists used this free service, making this operation a complete success.

It is only with the donations that we receive from all our patrons that we are able to carry out these events. If you would to keep these events going, donate to the SBBC below and help us promote bike safety in the South Bay.

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Recap of SBBC School Events

Recap of SBBC School Events

Attached is a photo of a few “Thank You” packets that the South Bay Bicycle Coalition received from multiple elementary schools. These packets were sent because of events that the SBBC held last December at 186th Street Elementary, Denker Elementary, and Halldale Elementary.

Inside these packets are tokens of appreciation from students who received bicycles and bicycle equipment from the SBBC.

We are only able to carry out these events because of the generous people that donate to the SBBC. Donate now to help keep these events going by visiting the link below.

For more pictures of what’s inside these packets, stay tuned to our Facebook account.

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Manhattan Beach City Council Meeting

Manhattan Beach City Council Meeting

Help the South Bay Bicycle Coalition approve a $100k bike lane plan for the city of Manhattan Beach. This plan would greatly expand the network of bike lanes in Manhattan Beach and help increase accessibility for bicyclists.

Join us on October 3rd from 6pm-8pm at the Manhattan Beach City Hall to show your support on this matter and help push this plan forward. If you plan on coming to the City Council Meeting, please send an email to giancoli_rd@yahoo.com in order to keep this event more organized.

If you are not able to attend this meeting, you can still help us by sending an email of support to CityCouncil@citymb.info. Below is a template you may use/modify and send to the city council.

Dear __________________:

We know that you will be voting to approve bike route infrastructure improvements at your September 5 meeting.  I hope to see you there.  I wanted to let you know that your efforts to make our city safer for riders is one that I personally support.  Many other cities in our area have implemented many more facilities which have gotten cars off the street and more people on bikes.  We would love to see this happen in Manhattan Beach.

We were excited when the Council approved the Bicycle Master Plan in 2011.  We are even more excited to have this Council show its character and leadership in getting it implemented.

Thank you on behalf of me, my family and our community!

Your Name

Your Address

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Bicycle Donations

Bicycle Donations

The South Bay Bicycle Coalition receives many donations, and we would like to show our patrons where their money goes. Pictured above are two instances in which the SBBC donated bicycles and other equipment to underprivileged children. We believe that it is key to get the youth involved in bicycling in order to improve the bicycle culture in the South Bay. If you would like to donate and help us carry out our programs, please donate using the link below. Any amount will be appreciated.

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July 30: Manhattan Beach Grand Prix

July 30: Manhattan Beach Grand Prix

Join the South Bay Bicycle Coalition on July 30th at the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix. There will be nine races comprised of a variety of bicyclists trying to win part of the $21,500 in prize money. In addition to the races, there will be many food vendors, local exhibits, and tons of family fun. The Chevron Kids’ Zone was recently expanded, so bring your children for a day of absolute fun. The MB Grand Prix will be held at Live Oak Park, located at 1901 North Valley Drive in Manhattan Beach. For more information, visit the link below.

http://www.mbgp.com/

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