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.
The ride will meet in front of Santa Monica City Hall, located just two blocks away from the Downtown Santa Monica Metro Station. This bike tour is at a social pace with no riders left behind. Children are welcome but should be capable of riding in the street or in a trailer, child bike seat or tagalong. It’s a one-way exploration of the City of Santa Monica’s various types of bike infrastructure and introductions to a few exciting upcoming projects. The tour ends at Dagwoods Pizza – home of the Edible Glitter Rainbow Pizza! Bring smiles, a thirst for adventure, and cash if you would like to enjoy lunch after the ride. A marshal will escort those who will not stay for lunch on an easy ride back to the start of the ride or Expo Line Station
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……
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
The City of Santa Monica is conducting a roadway safety analysis for Wilshire Boulevard between Ocean Ave. and Centinela Ave. We want your help to identify safety issues and concerns!
Please join us and attend this first community workshop on June 8th at Reed Park Auditorium (1133 7th Street, Santa Monica). The meeting is open house format, so drop-in anytime.
In 2019 there will be a series of community engagement opportunities and outreach to help inform this project. Want to get involved? Please sign-up for project information at the weblink (below). Stay tuned for the second of these two larger community meetings this fall – 2019.
For those who can’t make it, there will be opportunities to provide comments online, or you can e-mail directly at email@example.com.
Provide transportation safety input via the Take the Friendly Road interactive map. Live or work in the neighborhood and want to participate in the community listening workshops? – Click here to sign up for City updates – Contact the project team at Safe.Wilshire@smgov.net
Thursday AND Friday #BikeToWorkDay pit stops in Santa Monica…… but the celebrating continues tomorrow May 18th with a Bike Ride to celebrate #BikeMonthSM and our newest Green Lanes!
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.
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