Moving Long Beach Community Meetings Begin at CSULB

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moving long beach community meetingsOn Thursday, April 7, 2011 the public is invited to attend the first “Moving Long Beach” meeting to discuss ways that residents can become involved in making Long Beach a more healthy, livable and active community. The free meeting will take place from 6:00 to 8:30 pm at California State University, Long Beach, Pyramid Annex Conference Room.

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal, CSULB Sustainable Transportation Program Coordinator Elissa Briggs Thomas, and City of Long Beach Mobility Coordinator Charles Gandy will lead a discussion titled “Moving Long Beach: Bikes are Just the Beginning –- A Conversation on Livable Communities in Long BeachThe dialogue will be moderated by Allan Crawford of Bikeable Communities.

The “Moving Long Beach” community meetings are the next phase of planned discussions about the City’s transportation infrastructure, following the recent series of meetings about the Bicycle Master Plan. The forthcoming meetings will call for discussions of new policies, programs and initiatives that would promote an overall agenda of active living where bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure can support redevelopment and revitalization of neighborhoods.

Space at the April 7 event is limited. Please RSVP to Courtney Aguirre at or 562.570.6667.

Attendees driving to CSULB should enter the campus from Merriam Way and park in Lot 13 or Parking Structure 1. Parking at CSULB is $5 and can be purchased from any yellow permit dispenser.

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