Category Archives: Safe Routes to School

Tomorrow is HandleBar Happy Hour, plus this weekend Rainbow Kidical Mass & #SaMoPride Green Lane Ride !

Kidical Mass: SaMoPride Ride
June 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

KIDICAL MASS: Rainbow Ride
Dress up in your best Rainbow gear!

Free: Please RSVP HERE

20% off your entire order when you purchase a Unicorn Pizza all June!

Join Santa Monica Spoke and City of Santa Monica for the Kidical Mass Rainbow Ride. Celebrating an inclusive and diverse community during #SaMoPride Month with a special rainbow themed ride for families with kids – infants to seniors, riders of all ages are welcome! We will take a short family friendly ride around the neighborhood North of Wilshire during this regular friendly event. Prizes and giveaways!
Post ride activities include Rainbow Pizza!!

All the event info isHERE


#SaMoPride Green Lane Ride
June 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

We invite you to join us and LA County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) for a two-wheeled tour of the City’s new green lanes as part of SaMo Pride Month, sponsored by Metro Bicycle Education Safety Training (BEST) Program. In June, Santa Monica is celebrating their 1st SaMo Pride Month and commitment to an inclusive and diverse community. This ride will sample some of the 19 miles of new green lanes.

All the event info is HERE!

Kidical Mass Rainbow Ride is Saturday June 29th!

Kidical Mass: SaMoPride Ride
June 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dress up in your best Rainbow gear!

Free: Please RSVP HERE

Join Santa Monica Spoke and City of Santa Monica for the Kidical Mass Rainbow Ride. 
Celebrating an inclusive and diverse community during #SaMoPride Month with a special rainbow themed ride for families — infants to seniors, riders of all ages are welcome! We will take a short family friendly ride around the neighborhood North of Wilshire during this regular friendly event. Prizes and giveaways!

Schedule
9::00am – 12:00pm
Don’t miss the fun pre-ride activities!
– Check-in, Hot coffee, juice, bagels and morning munchies, helmet decorating and games!
– FAMILY Ride
– Prizes, plus post ride activities – Rainbow Pizza!!

* Children must be accompanied and are the responsibility of their parents. Bikes should be in good working condition. Free Safety Checks on site for minor adjustments/repairs. Please use good judgement – ride is on city streets – smaller children should be in a child seat, in a trailer or Tag-a-long……



Interactive Safety Map – add your concerns!

Click on map

Calling all road users: people walking, biking, driving cars or scooters! The City of Santa Monica launched an interactive map to provide input on where our communities problem areas are as we studying how to best improve road safety in Santa Monica. We shared this at our last meeting and as part of the Wilshire Blvd. Safety Study outreach. We’ve had some great input – have you given yours? We are asking you to use this new interactive map tool to report any safety concerns you may have through out all of Santa Monica.
Check it out at santamonica.gov/friendlyroad

Bike Ride with City Manager to Celebrate Green Lanes!

May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The City of Santa Monica is expanding its green lane network by installing 19 miles of new green bicycle lanes at various locations throughout the city.


Grab your bicycles or get and head to City Hall, 1685 Main St., at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2019 as we join City Manager Rick Cole for a bike ride on the newly painted lanes. All are welcome.
• Children should be capable of street riding or in a bike seat or trailer.
• No bike? or Want to give Breeze a try? – for this event you can get FREE RIDE TIME on BREEZE! Limited to supplies on hand


RSVP HERE to reserve a Breeze bike with free ride time for the event. Event is HERE


Installation of the green lanes advances the mode shift and Vision Zero components of the City’s Mobility Strategic Goal by further implementing the Bike Action Plan, which was developed with extensive community outreach and support. Santa Monica Spoke is partnering with City of Santa Monica to organize a fun bike ride to highlight some of our newest green lanes.
For more background on the green lanes click HERE

See the facebook event HERE

Happy National Bike to School Day

Today is National Bike to School Day – and all week in Santa Monica we celebrate with Bike it! Walk it! Bus it! or Scoot it!

The City of Santa Monica’s semi-annual Bike It! Walk It! Bus It! week encourages kids to be active, by getting to school using alternative modes of transportation. National Bike to School Day is today Wednesday, May 8th