Thursday, July 18, 2024
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Bicycling

Maritime Bicycle Courier—Long Beach’s sole bike deliverer—quietly and permanently shutters business

Long Beach has officially lost one of its most unique (and green) businesses: Maritime Bicycle Courier, the nearly decade-long delivery service that used bicyclists, has permanently shut down.

Bike path connecting DTLB to International Gateway Bridge officially opens

Bicycling advocates have long dreamed of a seamless ride from the beaches of our shoreline to the sweeping views atop the bridges that connect the Port to DTLB—and that day has come.

Bike share for $5 per year? City of Long Beach says, ‘Yes—bike share for all’

In a move toward further transit and accessibility equity, the City of Long Beach has launched its Bike Share for All program, where eligible applicants can access it for $5 per year. Yes, five dollars.

Why one of Long Beach’s most important foci should be limiting speeds on our most dangerous roads

In this guest commentary piece, Long Beach Transit Boardmember Michael Clemson breaks down how speed is one of our city's most dangerous characteristics.

Volunteers sought for annual bicyclist and pedestrian count

The annual counting is an unquestionably important one as it gauges where most people tend to bike or walk, allowing city planners to better applicate its bike and pedestrian plans.

Beach Streets returns to turn stretches of roads into car-free havens for Long Beach

Tens of thousands of people have participated in the car-free events that allows bicyclists, skaters, walkers, and more to roam the streets safely—and it returns after a two year hiatus.

Beach Streets returns with Gayborhood-to-DTLB event (yes, Pride party at Bixby Park included)

Tens of thousands of people have participated in the car-free events that allows bicyclists, skaters, walkers, and more to roam the streets safely—and this year, things are about to get more colorful.

Long Beach to receive over $3M in SB1 funds to improve Market St. and Orange Ave. (cycle track included)

Passed in 2017, Senate Bill 1 uses over $5B annually to fix roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California, along with contributions toward transit. These funds are split equally between state and local investments.