Category Archives: Advocacy

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Great turnout for first bike safety/bike education class at American Martyrs

Thanks to a grant from the Beach Cities Health District, the Beach Cities Cycling Club (BCCC) and South Bay Bicycle Coalition (SBBC) held its first Bike Education class at American Martyrs last week. Current SBBC President, and certified instructor, Jim … Continue reading

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Guess what seems to have reduced bicycle crashes in Long Beach by 70%?

Ever since installing sharrows in 2009, there has been a significant reduction of bicycle accidents in this area of Long Beach from a high of 43 in 2009 to 12 in 2012.  According to Long Beach City’s Bicycle Coordinator, Alan … Continue reading

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