Long Beach bike friendly

LB Makes the List of Top 10 Most Bike Friendly Cities in America

Biking downtown at Rainbow Harbor   Photo by Barbara Holbrook, EverythingLongBeach.com The City of Long Beach continues to make great strides toward improving livability, and has been named the No. 10 Most Bike Friendly City in America, according to a national survey.

Take a Lap on the Grand Prix Track

Grand Prix track day Photo by Leo Delati/Palacio de Long Beach For the second year in a row, the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is opening up its track to the public on Tuesday, April 1, from 11:30 am to 1 pm. The community is invited to walk, bike, roller skate or even push a stroller along the course where the world’s best IndyCar drivers will scream at over 180 mph the following week..

Volunteers Needed For 6th Annual Bike Count

bicycles Want 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 Sixth Annual Bicycle Count on Thursday, October 17, or Sunday, October 20.

Long Beach Continues to Celebrate Bike Month Throughout May With Weekly Bike Friendly Activities

tour of long beach May is National Bike Month, and many activities and special events continue taking place in Long Beach this month. The following is a list of events celebrating National Bike Month in Long Beach. An updated listing of events will be posted throughout the month at BikeLongBeach.org.

5th Annual BikeFest: Downtown Hosts the Party at The Finish Line

bikefest On Saturday May 11 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) will host the 5th Annual BikeFest at the official finish line of the Tour of Long Beach, a Miller Children’s Hospital fundraiser. This free family-friendly event will honor Long Beach’s rich bicycling history and the city’s famous vintage collecting culture with a vintage bike exhibit, bike + fashion show, bike contest and live swing bands.

Drivers and Cyclists Using LB’s First Flashing Yellow Arrow Traffic Light

Yellow Flashing Arrow Traffic Light in Long Beach The first traffic signal in Long Beach with a flashing yellow arrow is eastbound on Livingston Drive for motorists turning north at Ximeno Avenue. Photo by Barbara Holbrook. A week after it was unveiled, drivers, pedestrians and cyclists are benefiting from the rehabilitation project on Livingston Drive between Second Street and Termino Avenue.

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

Fifth Annual Bicycle Count Want 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.

League of American Bicyclists Awards Long Beach “Silver Bicycle Friendly City” Status

League of American Bicyclists Awards Long Beach “Silver Bicycle Friendly City Photo by waltarrrrr Long Beach has been upgraded to a “Silver Bicycle Friendly City” by the League of American Bicyclists. This award puts the City of Long Beach in a select group of cities across the nation; only five other cities were upgraded from Bronze to Silver, and only 39 cities have Silver status.

BikeFest and Plenty of Biking Activities; Long Beach Enjoys National Bike Month

bikefest May is National Bike Month and Long Beach will be home to be more than a dozen public events, including the third Tour of Long Beach and BikeFest, the City’s annual Bike to Work Day festivities, and bike safety rodeos as part of the City’s goal to be the nation’s most bike friendly city.

Ride a Bike to Trader Joe’s for Free Home Delivery in Bixby Knolls

Pedaler Society Grocery Delivery in Bixby Knolls Pedaler Society uses a cargo bike to help cyclists bring groceries home safely. Beginning January 28, 2012, and at no additional cost to the shopper, Pedaler Society will offer a grocery delivery service for residents residing within a one- mile radius of Trader Joe’s in Bixby Knolls.

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