Join us April 16 for our Earth Day Bike Ride & Celebration!

Mark your calendars and save the date of Saturday, April 16 so that you can join us at the 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration and Concert put on by VOICE at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach. We'll kick of the day celebrating clean, green zero emission bicycle transportation with a family friendly, casual paced, one-mile long Bicycle Ride to the park.  This police motorcycle-escorted ride last year was a huge hit with everyone who participated, so be sure to join us this year. For more information on the parade and to download a waiver CLICK HERE. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS to help with the bicycle valet and to help at our outreach and information table. The work is fun and easy and it's a great chance to meet your fellow South Bay bicycle lovers and enthusiasts.  Enjoy the free concert music and the great community spirit and help us spread the word about the South Bay Bicycle Master Plan and the South Bay Bicycle...
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Local Bike Advocates Go to Washington

On a rainy Thursday in DC, LACBC staff Alexis Lantz and Marissa Christiansen joined the ranks of more than 800 national bike advocates and 71 other California bike advocates for “lobbying day” on the Hill.  Thursday March 10th was the culmination of the League of American Bicyclists National Bike Summit, an annual endeavor aimed at bringing the country’s bicycle advocates, manufacturers, retailers and constituents together to lobby for the prioritization of federal funding for bicycle infrastructure. The advocates’ bike attire was replaced with button-downs, suits and (for some of us) heels.  While our attire may not have represented the best choice in East Coast storm preparedness, our choice in messaging, asks and talking points proved successful. Attendees from each state met with their Congressional Representatives to start a dialogue about the Transportation Enhancement, Safe Routes to School, and Recreation Trails Program success stories from their state and district and how bicycle friendly communities provide economic, accessibility and health benefits.  We had a...
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