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Santa Monica’s bike share program Breeze has had a big uptake since officially launching Nov. 12.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Early Stats Released For Santa Monica's Breeze Bike Share System

Posted Dec. 2, 2015, 10:05 am

Breeze Bike Share presented by Hulu is off to a rolling start. To date, the City of Santa Monica owned bike share system has accumulated 2,128 members completing 8,760 trips. In total, members have traveled 17,887 miles, about the equivalent of three round trips from Santa Monica to New York City, logging over 3,900 hours of ride time.

Mayor McKeown and Councilmember Pam O’Connor join McKinley principal Susan Yakich and parents and students at the Bike Festival.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Family Bike Festival A Big Success For Santa Monica Cyclists Of All Ages

Posted Dec. 1, 2015, 9:43 am

The City of Santa Monica’s Safe Routes to School Program partnered with the McKinley Elementary School sustainability and beautification committee and Santa Monica Spoke (a local bike advocacy group) to host more than 600 attendees at the Family Bike Festival held on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.

The public and private sector came together like a breeze Thursday morning at the official launch of Santa Monica’s, and the region’s, first bike share program of its kind.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Biking

VIDEO: Breeze Bike Share Launches 500 Bikes, 75 Stations

Posted Nov. 16, 2015, 9:57 am

The public and private sector came together like a breeze Thursday morning at the official launch of Santa Monica’s, and the region’s, first bike share program of its kind. Hundreds of green-wearing Hulugans and city officials burst onto Main Street in front of City Hall to signify the release of all 500 eight-speed Breeze bicycles at 75 stations citywide. Several stations in Venice are expected to follow soon thereafter.

Santa Monica’s bike share program Breeze had its official roll-out on Thursday morning. See story on page A5.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Breeze Bike Share Launches 500 Bikes, 75 Stations

Posted Nov. 13, 2015, 8:05 am

The public and private sector came together like a breeze Thursday morning at the official launch of Santa Monica’s, and the region’s, first bike share program of its kind.

The system map for Santa Monica's new Breeze Bike Share that will have its full system launch on Thursday, Nov. 12. Visit the official site for a full size version of the map.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Breeze Bike Share Officially Launches Today

Posted Nov. 12, 2015, 7:58 am

The City of Santa Monica is excited to announce the official launch of Breeze Bike Share presented by Hulu. Join City officials and the community as 500 bike share bikes are set loose on the streets of Santa Monica.

The system map for Santa Monica's new Breeze Bike Share that will have its full system launch on Thursday, Nov. 12. Visit the official site for a full size version of the map.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

All Systems Go: Santa Monica's Breeze Bike Share To Fully Launch Nov. 12

Posted Oct. 29, 2015, 3:13 pm

The City of Santa Monica has announced the full system launch of Breeze Bike Share is set for Thursday, Nov. 12. The festivities will kick off with a ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference in front of City Hall.

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Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm

One of the seven active bike stations part of Santa Monica’s new bike sharing program, “Breeze Bike Share.”

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Biking

Hulu To Sponsor Santa Monica's Bike Sharing System 'Breeze'

Posted Oct. 14, 2015, 11:16 am

The City of Santa Monica’s Breeze Bike Share program has landed a local sponsor with international recognition – Hulu, LLC.

One of the seven active bike stations part of Santa Monica’s new bike sharing program, “Breeze Bike Share.”

News, Santa Monica, Biking

New Bike Share Program Makes Traveling Around Town A Breeze

Posted Aug. 21, 2015, 8:50 am

For bicyclists, getting around Santa Monica will be more of a breeze thanks to a new bike sharing program.

CicLAvia catalyzes vibrant public spaces, active transportation and good health through car-free streets.

News, Venice, Biking, Culver City

CicLAvia Sunday: Venice, Washington Blvds. To Close From Culver City To Beach

Posted Aug. 8, 2015, 9:42 am

Bicyclists, pedestrians and others using non-motorized modes of transportation will replace car traffic along six miles of streets in Culver City and Venice Sunday for the 14th edition of CicLAvia.

The proposed bike-share system Breeze made its first major public debut at the May 9 Santa Monica Festival in Clover Park, giving Santa Monica its first opportunity to see the bikes up close.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Santa Monica Bike Share Program Breeze Offers Founding Memberships On Sale

Posted Aug. 6, 2015, 9:09 am

Santa Monica’s bike sharing program, Breeze Bike Share, is now offering founding membership registration. A system test using seven selected stations or “hub” locations will launch on Aug. 13 for about six weeks.

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Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm

The trail map for Ride For Freedom from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Ride 2 Freedom Trek From LA To DC Starts In Santa Monica Today

Posted May. 31, 2015, 9:23 am

Ride 2 Freedom will embark on a 3,000-mile trek from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. starting today, May 31.

The community is invited to celebrate the new landscape circles at Michigan Avenue, and the rich cultural tapestry of this special Santa Monica neighborhood.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Celebrate Phase 1 Completion Of Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway Project

Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:06 am

A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 of the Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway project will be held this Saturday, May 30.

The City Council approved the name “Breeze” for the $10 million bike-share rollout with CycleHop on Tuesday.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Biking

“Breeze” Gusts Forward To Claim New Santa Monica Bikeshare Name

Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 8:04 am

Santa Monica’s new bikeshare system has a fresh identity, with “Breeze” topping the voting charts due to its light, bright implications.

A comprehensive and illustrated guide to 'Smart Cycling in Santa Monica' can be downloaded for free.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Biking

“Smart Cycling In Santa Monica” Guide Available To Download For Free

Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:44 am

The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Division and Community Affairs Unit collaborated with the City of Santa Monica Office of Planning & Community Development, the Santa Monica Bike Center, and Perry’s Cafe to create a comprehensive and illustrated guide to “Smart Cycling in Santa Monica.”

Los Angeles, Seven Days, Biking

11th CicLAvia To Be Held In Los Angeles Sunday

Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 8:33 am

The latest CicLAvia street festival, in which streets are cleared of vehicle traffic to make way for pedestrians and bicyclists, will be held in South Los Angeles Sunday.

The Santa Monica City Council approved a $10 million bike-share rollout contract with CycleHop on Tuesday.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Biking

Santa Monica Approves $10M Contract For 500-Bicycle Bike Sharing System

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 8:41 am

With a move to increasing commuter mobility, Santa Monica will be the first SoCal city to introduce an innovative bike-share system with high-tech smart-bikes stationed somewhere near you, at all times.

SMC is the first community college in California to be recognized with a bronze designation from the League of American Bicyclists for its bike-friendly campus and culture.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Biking

SMC First California Community College To Get Bronze Designation For Bicycle-friendly Campus

Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 9:53 am

The League of American Bicyclists recognized Santa Monica College for its efforts in making its campus bicycle-friendly with a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Biking, Brentwood

Mountain biker Seriously Injured On Trails Near Brentwood

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:44 am

A mountain biker was seriously injured Thursday on trails near Brentwood.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Santa Monica's Phelps Named A Bicycle Friendly Business

Posted Sep. 25, 2014, 9:12 am

Santa Monica-based Phelps has been recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) by the League of American Bicyclists. It received a silver designation for instituting company policies and a culture that supports increased bike ridership by its employees.

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Bike MS Santa Monica To Santa Barbara Celebrates July 4 With Registration Sale

Posted Jul. 5, 2014, 9:50 am

Bike MS Coastal Challenge: Santa Monica to Santa Barbara is kicking off this Independence Day with the lowest registration price of the season.

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Posted Dec. 31, 1970, 4:00 pm

News, Santa Monica, Biking

Program Seeks To Certify 25% Of Santa Monica Businesses As Bike Friendly

Posted Jun. 8, 2014, 9:02 am

The Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) Program, through the League of American Bicyclists, recognizes employers for their efforts to encourage a more welcoming atmosphere for employees, customers, and community members who ride bicycles.

Opinion, Santa Monica, Biking

Letter To The Editor: Police Operated Bike Trap Is Truly Extortionate

Posted May. 14, 2014, 9:17 am

Dear Editor, As a resident of the Ocean Park community of Santa Monica I truly love to ride my bike on the beach bike path. As such, I was shocked to have a very unfriendly encounter with a police officer in Redondo Beach this weekend while peacefully riding on the bike path.

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