Volunteers Needed For 6th Annual Bike Count

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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.

“As Long Beach gets more and more bike friendly, these counts help us acquire a better understanding of bicycle and pedestrian activity, and where bicycle and pedestrian improvements need to be made,” Mayor Bob Foster said.

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 parent permission.

Here’s what you can do:

Step 1: Select a 30-minute Volunteer Training to Attend on Tues., Oct. 15, or Wed., Oct 16

When: Tuesday, October 15
Where: CSULB Campus
12 pm, Building PH1 – room 112
2 pm, Building PH1 – room 108
6 pm, Building CBA – room 111


When: Wednesday, October 16
Where: Long Beach City Hall, 9th Floor Conference Room
333 W. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Times: 8 am or Noon

Step 2: Let us know which Volunteer Training you will be attending
Register online at www.csulb.edu/rideshare by Monday, October 14. You can also contact us via email or phone with the time you plan to attend the Volunteer Training. Please provide your email and cell phone number.

Step 3: Count bicyclists & pedestrians on October 17 and/or 20
On Thursday, Oct. 17, 7- 9 am or 4-6 pm
On Sunday, Oct. 20, 12 – 2 pm

Step 4: Drop off Count/Survey Forms
Drop off your completed count forms at one of multiple locations and be showered with appreciation!

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