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.
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.
Posted Jul. 5, 2014, 9:13 am
For the month of July, Santa Monica police will crack down on bicyclists who fail to follow the rules of the road.
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.
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.
Posted May. 8, 2014, 8:08 am
If you have seen the bright green “trees” on the corner of Ocean Park Boulevard and 2nd Street and wondered what they are, they are one of two sets of new artist-designed bicycle racks that have been installed as a part of the public art element of the Ocean Park Boulevard “Complete Greenstreet” Project.
Posted Apr. 20, 2014, 9:06 am
A new start venue, point-to-point structure, and exciting new coastal routes are the centerpieces of the annual Bike MS Coastal Challenge: Santa Monica to Santa Barbara to be held on October 11 and 12, 2014.
Posted Jan. 6, 2014, 10:01 am
In celebration of Santa Monica's 2nd annual Eat Well Week, the Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau is encouraging the community to create customized "wellness pairing" experiences.
Posted Nov. 30, 2013, 8:56 am
Santa Monica City Council members unanimously approved Tuesday night a contract for the installation of Green Bike Lanes on Main Street and Broadway.
Posted Sep. 13, 2013, 9:10 am
Santa Monica Airport is a part of the city of Santa Monica that many residents rarely see and use – and even fewer see it by bike – and fewer yet, understand potential cycling connectivity relating to this space and even its potential for future non-aviation use, such as a park.
Posted Aug. 26, 2013, 9:08 am
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica will welcome 22-year-old Garrett Shay Monday afternoon when he concludes his 5,000-mile bike ride to California to raise funds for his local Boys & Girls Club.
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 8:56 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents the Tour da Arts, vol. 5 from 11 am to 5 pm this Sunday. Beat the pump, cycle the town, and enjoy Santa Monica’s sights and sounds.
Posted Aug. 8, 2013, 8:05 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art’s fifth annual free bicycle-themed festival Tour da Arts will be held Sunday, Aug. 18. Advance registration is encouraged.
Posted Jun. 2, 2013, 9:42 am
The Harold Robinson Foundation presents its annual bike ride, Pedal on the Pier, at the Santa Monica Pier today, June 2. All of the proceeds will go to providing a camp experience for underprivileged children who would otherwise never get the opportunity.
Posted May. 2, 2013, 8:30 am
Students, parents, and staff within the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District are preparing for the 2013 “Bike It! Walk It!” week that runs May 7 through May 10. The initiative encourages school students and staff to leave the car at home and utilize active modes of transportation.
Posted Apr. 9, 2013, 9:14 am
Santa Monica's first ever "Kidical Mass Ride" will be held this Saturday, April 13, which will be a fun and comfortable bike ride experience for families and youth -- coordinated by biking professionals.
Posted Mar. 26, 2013, 12:15 pm
Are Santa Monica’s chaotic bike paths a major accident waiting to happen? According to a recent KCAL9 news report, a turf war is brewing between cyclists and pedestrians.
Posted Feb. 14, 2013, 8:40 am
Santa Monica College has built a new $600,000 bike parking lot with 400 spaces, bringing the campus total to 710 spaces.
Posted Feb. 4, 2013, 10:44 am
Santa Monica residents are invited to enjoy a free afternoon of live jazz, bicycle demonstrations, and bicycle-made ice cream this Saturday, Feb. 9 to celebrate the completion of Ocean Park Boulevard's "Complete Green Street" between between Lincoln Boulevard and Nielsen Way.
Posted Jan. 20, 2013, 8:54 am
Ocean Park Boulevard’s “Green Street” project is almost complete with sections of the bright green bike lanes between Lincoln Boulevard and Nielsen Way now open to bicyclists.
Posted Dec. 13, 2012, 4:15 am
The first ever Santa Monica Family Bike Fest on Saturday Dec. 8 at the Civic Auditorium was a success with more than 250 families attending.
Posted Dec. 7, 2012, 12:57 am
Santa Monica’s first Family Bike Fest will be held this Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium. Residents are invited to the free event that will feature a bike swap, bike skills training, test rides and accessories, route planning and information, food, and fun activities.
Posted Nov. 28, 2012, 1:40 am
Santa Monica’s first Family Bike Fest will be held next Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium. Residents are invited to the free event that will feature a bike swap, bike skills training, test rides and accessories, route planning and information, food, and fun activities.
Posted Sep. 1, 2012, 11:00 pm
I just wanted to give my public thanks to the City of Santa Monica for their continued effort to make life safer for all its bicyclists. 14th Street and Ocean Park Blvd. bike lanes have been completed and are very welcome. Where cars park along the curb the bike lane has been made wide enough that, if someone suddenly opening their car door, it won't send you sprawling on the pavement as long as you're riding toward the outside of the bike lane.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012, 2:43 am
Santa Monica’s Bike Action Plan (BAP) is barely nine months old, but the wheels of its implementation have already begun to move. One of the handfuls of projects included in the five-year BAP implementation is the Michigan Avenue Neighborhood Greenway, located just east of Santa Monica Beach.