Tag Archives: Manhattan Beach

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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Free Bike Safety Education Class for Kids – March 14th!

Join us from 9am – 2pm on March 14th at Summer Camp Expo at Manhattan Beach Middle School for a free kids bike safety class taught by accredited instructors!  Food Trucks will be there as well!  Don’t forget to bring … 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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Just the facts – What Federal and County research says about Sharrows

It was a full house at a town hall meeting last night in Manhattan Beach as both City Staff and Police Chief Irvine educated the residents about Sharrows.  As over 50 cities have already proven, the painting of inexpensive Sharrows … Continue reading

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Guess what Newport Beach City Council did within 30 days of two bicycle deaths?

After back to back bicycle deaths last year, Mayor Gardner led the Newport City Council to authorize the painting of sharrows as a first step to prevent further fatalities.  Why sharrows? Because it is one of the cheapest and easiest … Continue reading

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59 bike collisions and one death – just in Manhattan Beach alone

From just 2008 – 2012, this was the figure provided to the South Bay Bicycle Coalition (SBBC) from the Manhattan Beach Police Department. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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