Hey Hermosa – how about a bridge over PCH?

Join Hermosa Beach Mayor, Jeff Duclos, as he leads a discussion about the idea of having a bridge over PCH.  As urban planners have shown across the country, the more accessible and safer you make walking and biking, the more residents tend to keep their cars at home and enjoy a little more exercise! On Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Second Story Theater, Hermosa Beach Community Center on 710 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254...
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Palos Verdes approves new bike lane!

Congratulations to the Rolling Hills City Council for final construction approval for a 1.3 mile, 2-way bike lanes.  The project calls for widening the roadway to include bike lanes in both directions, construction of rolled curbs and gutters, sidewalks, raised medians and islands, intersection enhancements, improved crosswalks and equestrian crossings, a multiuse path, traffic signal modifications, street resurfacing and landscaping. More details here....
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SBBC provides input to Manhattan Village Enhancement Project

Michael Don of the South Bay Bicycle Coalition recently attended a public meeting for the Manhattan Village Enhancement Project in order to share information about how to incorporate bike friendly infrastructure at major retail shopping areas. It may seem like common sense, but “having safer and easier bicycle access to public shopping areas greatly increases the ability of both shoppers and workers to choose alternative transportation” was just one of the messages Michael wanted to offer.  One of the objectives of the SBBC’s 7-city Master Bike Plan is to  provide proven and successful ideas that link frequent trips to safer biking alternatives which then allow residents a choice as they commute between home, work, and leisure. In addition, the SBBC sumbitted the following letter: SBBC Recommendation Letter...
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100,000 people riding bikes and walking today in LA!

For the 4th time since 2010, CicLAvia in Los Angeles shows how a community can ditch their cars for a day and come together as a community to bike and walk together!  Some call it a 9 mile "block party" as both residents and businesses enjoy the entire day.  Most residents continue to comment that getting out of their car allows them to better explore their neighborhoods and local businesses.  ...
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Manhattan Beach & Redondo Beach approve next step for Aviation Bike Lane

Both Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach are moving ahead with part of the South Bay Bicycle Coalition's Master Bicycle Plan that was approved last year.  This segment is looking at adding bike lanes along Aviation Boulevard from Pacific Coast Highway to Rosecrans Avenue, and along Marine Avenue from Aviation Boulevard to the Redondo Beach Metro Green Line Station.  For more information, you can read local coverage here and here  ...
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