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Commuter Bike Loaner Program

It’s time to bike commute!  The Santa Monica Bike Center’s new commuter bike loaner program initiated in August 2012 provides anyone working near  downtown Santa Monica with all of the necessities to taste commuting by bike.  Participants who enroll in … Continue reading

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LAPD Hit & Run Alert

The victim of a hit and run (car vs bicycle) on December 13, 2011 (case #110 718 955) was riding southbound on Curson crossing Pico with a fully green light. He was hit by a car traveling westbound on Pico … Continue reading

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Santa Monica Bike Center Opens

Last month Santa Monica opened the nation’s largest bike center. Located in downtown Santa Monica at Colorado Avenue and 2nd Street, the 5,300 square foot center offers 360 secure bike parking spaces, lockers, showers, bike rentals, and a staffed repair … Continue reading

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Cub Scouts from Pack 59 Earn Bicycle Badge

On Sunday, October 16, 2011, a small group of cub scouts and parents from Bear Den Pack 59 in Mar Vista came to the Santa Monica Bicycle Campus to learn basic bicycle safety from League Cycling Instructor, Ron Durgin of … Continue reading

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BIKE IT! WALK IT! DAY OCTOBER 2011

STUDENTS THINKING GLOBALLY, ACTING LOCALLY SANTA MONICA, CA, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011:  In an effort to reduce our school’s carbon footprint, the Samohi Solar Alliance started Bike It! Day four years ago.  On Bike It! Day, SSA challenges the students of … Continue reading

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Bike Commuting w/Metro

Metro Motion TV: Ron Durgin, President of Sustainable Streets, demonstrates using a bike with LA light rail & subway systems. With a little practice and preparation anyone can start to ride a bike to work or school, and when bicycling … Continue reading

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Free Bike Ed for Parents in Culver City

Linwood E. Howe elementary school in Culver City is hosting a 3-hour bike repair and education program on Saturday, October 2, 2010, in preparation for Walk/Bike to School Week. Sustainable Streets will be on hand to deliver its education program, … Continue reading

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