Manhattan Beach City Council Meeting

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...
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April 2017 Bike Events

Apr 22: Bike Donations/Swap | Hermosa Beach Library | 2-4pm Visit the parking lot behind the Hermosa Beach Library to donate or exchange your gently used bicycle with the help of Motion Bike Shop, Beach Cities Cycling Club, and the Hermosa Beach Police Department MORE INFO Apr 29: Bike Rally & Birthday Party | Manhattan Beach Library | 2-4pm Celebrate two years in the new library with a bicycling skills course for kids (Pre-K to 2nd grade), live 1980s music, specialty bikes, and more! Bike education and helmet checks.  ...
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Bikes on the Streets | Cars in Museums (Yearly Fundraiser)

JOIN THE FUN Enjoy a night of celebration with your neighbors, safe cycling advocates, city leaders and friends. We will have food, drinks, a silent auction, vintage car rides and live music. We will also be handing out awards to people and cities who have had the most impact in safe cycling advocacy in the last year. Sept 18 Automobile Driving Museum of El Segundo 5pm   BECOME A SPONSOR As a business, giving back to  community is what sets your business and your brand apart. Your customers want to hear that story. At least 53% of consumers choose to do business with companies they believe are focused on giving to the greater good. Please check out our sponsorship opportunities for this event.  Contact usBikeCoalitionSB@gmail.com SBBC BY THE NUMBERS   Your Ticket is a tax deductible donation. SBBC is a 501(c)3 TIN: 45-5578685       Powered by Eventbrite ...
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Are Helmets Enough?

          As bicyclists, we’ve all heard of other riders who were involved in an accident with a vehicle. Perhaps you’ve even had experience with aggressive drivers or a dangerous road condition first-hand. Because these incidents are all too common, we know how important it is to wear helmets. However, rarely do we hear about an equally important need; the need to be adequately insured. Most people are unaware that many of the coverages on your automobile policy extend to provide you protection while you’re on your bicycle. Hard to imagine? Let’s look at an example. Tom was an extremely cautious bicycle rider, always wearing a helmet and obeying all the traffic laws. However, one day, he was involved in an accident with a hit and run driver. Tom had extensive injuries that required a several months stay in the hospital and extensive physical therapy. Due to his injuries, he was also unable to work for a year and a half. Fortunately for Tom (and...
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Attention City Officials – Adding Bike Lanes REDUCES traffic delays

According to New York City's Department of Transportation. From the article:  "Smart street design can eliminate many of the traffic problems anticipated by alternative mode elements like bike lanes. A new report on protected bike lanes released by the New York City Department of Transportation offers a great example of how rider safety can be increased even while car speed is maintained." http://www.citylab.com/cityfixer/2014/09/when-adding-bike-lanes-actually-reduces-traffic-delays/379623/...
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2014 – A year in review of progress

As we start 2015, thought we share a few highlights from last year that were definitely an improvement from the prior year! Please remember we are a 100% volunteer local organization that would be happy to hear your thoughts and suggestions as well as any time you may have to volunteer!! Redondo Beach - Perhaps the largest Bicycle infrastructure project ever in the South Bay as the Harbor and Herondo Gateway Project will not only create new bike lanes, but significantly improve the safety of pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists alike. Manhattan Beach places Sharrows along Manhattan Avenue as well as East Bound along Rosecrans El Segundo approves Sharrows for West Bound Rosecrans Free Bike Education Classes by the SBBC and the BCCC had over 200 adult and child graduates Free Bike Parking as over 10,000 bikes parked for free at multiple  Beach City events Free Bike Safety Pamphlets provided to schools, police, bike shops, etc. Recognition of eight bike friendly businesses in the South Bay Multiple Multiple bike commute/alternative...
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