The City of Long Beach and CSULB Seek Volunteers for 5th Annual Bicycle Count

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Fifth Annual Bicycle CountWant to help make Long Beach the most bike friendly city in the nation? Here’s your chance to get involved by volunteering for the City’s Fifth Annual Bicycle Count on Thursday, October 18, or Sunday, October 21.

“As Long Beach works to become the country’s most bicycle friendly city, we need to know where we need to make improvements,” Mayor Bob Foster said. “These counts help give us a better understanding of bicycle and pedestrian activity, and which areas and infrastructure are used the most.”

The City of Long Beach and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) are seeking volunteers to help conduct bike and pedestrian counts at more than 35 locations throughout Long Beach. There are multiple volunteer time slots and count locations. High school students are welcome to participate with parental permission.

Here’s what you can do:

Step 1: Select a Volunteer Training to Attend on Tues., Oct. 16, or Weds., Oct 17

When: Tuesday, October 16
Where: CSULB Vivian Engineering Center (VEC) room 224
Times: 12 PM, 2PM, or 5:30PM

OR

When: Wednesday, October 17
Where: Long Beach City Hall, 10th Floor Conference Room, 333 W. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Times: 8 AM or 9 AM (Training will last approx. 30 minutes tops!)

Step 2: Let us know which Volunteer Training you will be attending

Register online at www.csulb.edu/rideshare by Monday, October 15. You can also contact us via email or phone with the time you plan to attend the Volunteer Training. Please be sure to share your email and cell phone number with us.

Step 3: Count bicyclists & pedestrians on October 18 and/or 21

On 10/18, Thursday: 7- 9 am or 4-6 pm
On 10/21, Sunday: 12 – 2 pm

Step 4: Drop off Count/Survey Forms

Drop off your completed count forms and be showered with appreciation!

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