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Long Beach named on of top 10 places to live if you are under 35

The online publication “Vocativ,” which bills itself as “coupling the power of cutting-edge technology with a take-no-prisoners attitude toward news gathering and story telling…to...

Results of the 2013 Bike Count

The City conducted its Sixth Annual Bike Count in October. Sixty-five volunteers were stationed at 23 locations around the city to count bicyclists and...

30,000 K-8 students now walking or biking to school in Long Beach

Over the past three years Long Beach’s community and school based bicycle and walking safety program has resulted in an increase of...

Volunteers Needed – 2013 Long Beach Bike Count

The City of Long Beach held its 6th Annual Bike Count on October 17th and 20th, 2013. In our quest...

Can I really “take the lane????” What the law says…and logic dictates..

With more and more sharrows  showing up on the streets of Long Beach you frequently hear people ask “aren’t bicyclists suppose to ride as...

Green Sharrows: safer for everyone

The Green Sharrows on 2nd Street in Belmont shore have been on the ground for over 4 years.  So have we learned?

As you will...

Trial Run of the Daisy Bike Boulevard

Members of Long Beach Public Works, the 7th Council District, and the Wrigley Area Neighborhood Association, in partnership with Long Beach Transit,...

What is happening with the Separated Bike Lanes on 3rd and Broadway

The separated bike lanes on 3rd and Broadway have now been in place for over two years.  What have we learned … and what...

Los Cerritos Channel Bike Path Closed for 6 to 8 Weeks

The bike path on the west side of the Los Cerritos Channel between 7th Street and Anaheim will be closed for the next 6 to...

Bike to School at Franklin Middle School

Mayor Foster and Councilmember Suja Lowenthal joined Franklin Middle School students and teachers to wrap up National Bike Month with a Bike to School...

New bike striping on 2nd Street Bridge

Have you ridden from PCH into Belmont Shore in the last few days?  If you have…did you notice the new striping on the Davies...

Long Beach…Bike Friendly and the Safest Too

Two great articles on Long Beach Bike Safety Campaign in the Long Beach Post and on Streets Blog.

Brian Addison has done a great job...

Share our Streets Press Release

‘Share Our Streets’ Bicycle Safety Campaign Rolls Throughout City and Web

A comprehensive safety outreach campaign encouraging motorists and bicyclists to “Share Our Streets” is...

Causes of bike accidents in Long Beach — 10 years worth of data

As Long Beach becomes more and more bike friendly…and as we get more and more people to bicycle, we are also seeing an increase...

Pacific Avenue Bike Plans – Los Cerritos Area

The final planning meeting for the Pacific Avenue Bike Corridor is scheduled for Wednesday January 9 at 7:00 pm at the Expo Center (4321...

You have to love 4th Street / Retro Row in Bike Friendly Long Beach

Long Beach is working hard to become more bike friendly.  We have separated lanes in the downtown area.  We have green sharrows on 2nd...

Why We Need Bike Friendly Business Districts

Momentum Magazine takes a look at Long Beach’s Bike Friendly Business District program-which is North America’s first program where business owners, employees, and customers are...

Please comment on I-710 EIR: Bike and Ped access

CalTrans is proposing a major reconstruction project for the I-710 corridor that would potentially widening the freeway and install separated lanes for commercial vehicles....

Long Beach 5 year bike plan

Where is Long Beach headed over the next 5 years in terms of it’s effort to become the most bike friendly city in the...

Three new bike boulevards in design….

Bike Boulevards provide important routes for students getting to and from school, people bicycling for fun, riding to a neighborhood store or restaurant and...

Long Beach Bike Share Program a Two-Wheel Revolution

The Long Beach Press Telegram reports on the city council approval of a citywide bikeshare program that will bring 2,500 bikes and 250 kiosks...

Full Steam Ahead For Bixby Knolls

The Long Beach Business Journal highlights the wildly successful Kidical Mass program launched in Bixby Knolls. The event drew over 300 kids (and their parents)...

LB Makes Top 20 Bike Friendly Cities

The August 2012 issue of Bicycling magazine ranked Long Beach the 19th most Bike Friendly city in the Country. Downtown’s separated bikeways and Bikestation-the country’s first...

Is Long Beach Bike Town, USA?

Is Long Beach transforming into Bike Town, USA? The June 2012 issue of OC Weekly explores the civic and community leadership that is helping...

9 Fittest Towns in the West

Sunset Magazine’s June 2012 issue placed Long Beach in the 9 Fittest towns of the West. Coming in just behind San Diego, Long Beach’s...

City Hall Promotes a ‘do as I do’ Standard with Biking

The Long Beach Press Telegram looks at how City Hall has fostered a bicycle culture in the city with a a ‘do as I...

Atlantic on the Move

Los Angeles Times Architect critic Christopher Hawthorne takes a look at how Atlantic Boulevard in Long Beach is transforming into a street that can accomodate more...

Cool finds in Bixby Knolls

The Los Angeles Times visits Bixby Knolls for a day of shopping and promotes the city’s Bike Saturdays program in its May 2012 issue....

Vintage Bicycle Cruisin’ in the LBC

In its May 2012 issue, Dig Magazine explores Long Beach’s growing niche bike groups. The local magazine focuses on the burgeoning vintage bike community...

Why I like bike-friendly Long Beach

Meet Katie Taylor who moved to Long Beach from Atlanta.  Why did she pick Long Beach for her new hometown?

Over the past several months...

Shop Local. Shop by bike at Bixby Knolls Trader Joe’s

Tired of fighting traffic? Tired of the parking lot shuffle?  Want to ride your bike to the grocery store, but don’t know how to...

Bike theft & What You Need to Know

It probably comes as no surprise that with more and more bikes in Long Beach, comes a rise in bike theft. Unfortunately they seem...






From the Blog

Long Beach named on of top 10 places to live if you are under 35
The online publication “Vocativ,” which bills itself as “coupling the power of cutting-edge technology with a take-no-prisoners attitude toward news gathering and story telling…to...
Results of the 2013 Bike Count

The City conducted its Sixth Annual Bike Count in October. Sixty-five volunteers were stationed at 23 locations around the city to count bicyclists and...

30,000 K-8 students now walking or biking to school in Long Beach

Over the past three years Long Beach’s community and school based bicycle and walking safety program has resulted in an increase of...