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Expo Line Service Alert Feb 24th-26th

Expo Line Maintenance This Weekend

Beginning Friday (2/24) at 9:00 PM, through close of service on Sunday (2/26), there will be no train service to the following Metro Expo Line stations, due to scheduled maintenance:

  • Downtown Santa Monica
  • 17th St/SMC
  • 26th St/Bergamont
  • Expo/Bundy
  • Expo/Sepulveda

During this time crews will be conducting repairs and upgrades on this stretch of the Expo Line.

While this weekend’s work is in effect, local and express Metro Bus shuttles will replace train service between Downtown Santa Monica and Expo/Sepulveda Station. 

  • All westbound trains will stop at Expo/Sepulveda and turn back towards downtown Los Angeles. Metro shuttles will be available at Expo/Sepulveda for continued westbound service.
  • All customers heading eastbound may board shuttles at Downtown Santa Monica station for service to Expo/Sepulveda Station. From there they can continue on the Expo Line towards Downtown Los Angeles. 
  • Shuttle service is free if transferring from the Expo Line.

Additionally, Big Blue Bus Route 7 and Rapid 7 service both Downtown Santa Monica and Expo/Sepulveda Stations

Click for More Details from LA Metro

 

 

Get Ready for First #CarFreeFRIDAY of 2017 Tomorrow!

How will you celebrate?

So many options –
Walking & Biking,
Breeze Bike Share,
EXPO,
Big Blue Bus & Metro Bus & MORE!

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Community Climate Action Summit Saturday 10/29/16

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The Community Climate Action Summit is tomorrow and we’re getting excited! The first session will begin promptly at 10:30am, so we ask that you arrive early to check-in. There will be coffee and refreshments, so if you arrive early it will give you plenty of time to check-in and grab your morning treats before the program starts.

Bike Valet and Child Care are provided. 

While we hope as many people as possible can bike, walk or bus to the Summit, underground parking is available at St. Monica’s access via the driveway located at 725 California Avenue in Santa Monica.

Updated Agenda

9:00 AM                   Kidical Mass Ride
10:00 AM                 Check-In
10:30 AM                 Welcome
11:00PM                   Downtown Community Plan: The Future of Mobility (Panel Discussion)

  • Moderator: Francie Stefan, Mobility Manager
  • Amanda Eaken, Director, Climate & Energy, NRDC
  • Ashley Hand, Cityfi
  • Colin F. Peppard, Innovation Manager for Outreach and Strategic Relationships, LA Metro

12-1:00PM                Lunch & Green Living Expo
1-2:00PM                  Achieving Clean Energy for All (Group Discussion & Workshop)

  • Opening Presenter: Joe Galliani, South Bay Clean Power

2:15-3:15PM             Resilient Communities, Low Carbon Living (Group Discussion & Workshop)

  • Opening Presenter: Heather Joy Rosenberg, Director of the LA Resilience Initiative, USGBC-LA

3:30-4:30PM             Pecha Kucha Slam (Community Presentations)
4:30 PM                   Climate Social Hour & Land Art Generator Initiative Gallery

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Metro Bike Survey: Riding with Buses

Metro Needs Input from People Who Ride Bicycles 

You are cordially invited to share your views in this 10-minute survey conducted by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). The purpose of this survey is to hear first-hand from people who ride bicycles in LA County about their experiences while sharing the road with buses. The intent is to learn how bikes and buses interact with each other while traveling down the road; how street markings, signs, and bike lane designs help or detract from the safety and comfort of people who ride bicycles. The survey is not related to using the bike racks on buses or riding the bus itself.

Your opinions and feedback will help Metro, the County and cities throughout the Southland design streets that serve the needs of people who ride bicycles and transit for many years to come.

They want to reach as many people who ride bicycles as possible! Please forward this along to those you feel will be interested.
They will be raffling an iPad and 3 Bike Metro Prize Packs to survey participants.

Take the survey today and thank you for your participation! 

Breeze Community Ride: July

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Community Bike Ride with Breeze Bike Share!

Saturday, July 23rd, 10am – noon

Breeze SM Community Ride is a group ride for current and prospective Breeze members. The ride meets at 1640 5th Street just south of the 4/5th Street Expo Terminus. This month we’ll explore the benefits of the new rate structure along with Santa Monica’s growing bike network, connections to transit and MORE!

We highlight our local bike friendly businesses and attractions, additionally we’ll learn helpful tips on how to use the Breeze bike share system, including checking out, locking, flexibility of “out of station” and “hold” features, multiple bike check out on one account, and Rules of the Road

Ride Breeze Bike Share or ride your own bike – all are welcome! It promises to be a day of exploration and fun!

On the ride you’ll experience some of Santa Monica amazing bike infrastructure. Surely to be a day of fun and excitement.
Participants’ ride time will be credited FOR THREE HOURS and first time participants can receive a FREE helmet. You must be 16* or over to participate (*under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian AND wear a helmet).
Registration is FREE but required — Please click here to RSVP today!