Redondo Beach Harbor Drive Bicycle Solution

Vitality City's Liveability expert, Dan Burden, explains how the proposed Class I Bike Path (Cycle Track) on Harbor Drive in Redondo Beach will work as part of the Vitality City Liveablity Plan and the South Bay Bicycle Master Plan. SBBC Board Member, Joe Galliani, interviewed Dan after their breakfast meeting this morning at Good Stuff in Riviera Village. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPK2cV8UOZU&feature=youtu.be...
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It’s Time for YOU to Weigh in on the Bicycle Plan – from Redondo Beach Patch.com

Our very own Joe Galliani has been there from the inception days of the South Bay Bicycle Coalition, which truth be told wasn't really all that long ago.  It all started with just a handful of bicycle advocates in late 2009 and is now a larger handful of advocates, with a $240K grant for preparing a Master Bike Plan for the South Bay.  Joe tells the story in this Green Zone column for Redondo Beach Patch.com and includes a video interview with Marissa Christiansen, Master Plan Initiative Director for the South Bay Bicycle Coalition.  Hear what she has to say about why YOU should attend one of the Master Plan Community Open Houses....
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What I Learned at the Great South Bay Bike Count of 2010 – from Redondo Beach Patch.com

When I bought my first bike as an adult back in 1991 the salesman at the bike shop asked me what kind of helmet I wanted."Oh, I don't need a helmet," I told him. "The bicycle and other accessories are already costing me enough." The salesman smiled and nodded and said, "Sure, no problem.  What did you say you do?" "I'm a writer and a creative director," I proudly told him. "Oh, so you use this," he said pointing at his cranium. "To make a living." It only took me about a millisecond to get it and say, "Show me where those helmets are." Read the rest of the story on Redondo Beach Patch.com...
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SBBC Volunteers Run Bike Corral At Redondo Beach Safety Fair – From Redondo Beach Patch.com

I attended the Redondo Beach Police Department's 2010 Annual Public Safety Fair at Civic Center yesterday afternoon as a volunteer with the South Bay Bicycle Coalition's bike corral service.  I was there to help provide a safe and easy place to park your bike and to do some outreach on behalf of the South Bay Bicycle Master Plan, for which Redondo Beach is the lead city. As always, I'm focused on cutting our pollution and greenhouse gas emissions here in the South Bay by encouraging people to take advantage of our typically great bike riding weather and use their bicycles instead of their cars whenever they can. It was heartening to see so many kids turn out with their bicycles for the bike rodeo and safety lessons the RBPD offered.  As a bicycle advocate I know how important it is that our children have safe, easy places to ride and...
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