Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 9:00am - Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
For the summer of 2015, the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition is offering a series of FREE bicycle safety classes. Funding for this program is provided by Metro through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
There are three different classes being offered:
- "Street Cycling Skills" (TS101-A) - Session A
- "Street Cycling Skills" (TS101-B) - Session B
- "Basic Bicycling Skills"
All classes are taught by trained League Cycling Instructors (LCIs). These classes are for adults and youth who are at least 14 years old. Minors must be accompanied by their parent or an adult guardian. Participants receive a free bicycle helmet and bike lights.
Classes are being offered in:
- Culver City
- Downtown Los Angeles (Metro)
- East Los Angeles
- North Hills (San Fernando Valley)
- North Long Beach
- Santa Monica
Check out the full schedule, and register at http://la-bike.org/bicyclesafetyclasses.
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
It's Labor Day Weekend. It's the end of the summer. You probably want to be by the coast, enjoying the sun before heading back to school or work.
Join us for the next Sunday Funday Ride, led by LACBC Board Member Caryn Howard, as well as super volunteer Wayne Howard. This 25-mile guided ride will include a bike's eye view of 8 parks, several lagoons and lakes, and a couple of Long Beach colleges, all while utilizing some of Long Beach's amazing biking infrastructure.
When: Sunday, September 6; meet at 9:30 a.m., ride at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Meet at Promenade Square Park (map) in Long Beach, which is just behind the Bikestation at 223 E 1st St
RSVP: RSVP here.
What to Bring: water, snacks, spare tube, money to support local businesses along the way
About Sunday Funday Rides: Sunday Funday Rides are free and open to LACBC members plus one guest. Interested in becoming a member? Sign up for membership online (or become a member at the ride at a discounted price).
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:00am - Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
Join LACBC, Los Angeles Walks, and UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies for the fourth biennial Los Angeles Bike and Pedestrian Count, presented by AARP. With over 180 count locations throughout Los Angeles City, and the count could not happen without hundreds of volunteers. Volunteers will be collecting vital data that will be used for years to come.
Volunteer sign up: You can check locations near you on this MAP below. All volunteers get a free bike and pedestrian count t-shirt. Please sign up HERE for a count location for one (or more!) of the following shifts:
- Wednesday, September 16, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
- Wednesday, September 16, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday, September 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Volunteer training: Everyone who registers for the count must attend a training session so we can coordinate accurate readings. All Bike and Ped Count 2015 volunteers will get a free t-shirt that you'll pick up at training orientation. See full training schedule below and RSVP now!
September 2nd, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., UCLA, Westwood
September 8th, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Coffee Connection at Venice and Centinela, Mar Vista
Central LA : September 8th, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Hollywood Field Office(Ryu), Hollywood
San Fernando Valley
September 9th, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Pacoima City Hall, Pacoima
September 11th, Friday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Fire Station 89, North Hollywood
September 14th, Monday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., LACBC Office, Downtown LA
September 15th, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., LACBC Office, Downtown LA
Eagle Rock : September 10th, Thursday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Eagle Rock City Hall, Eagle Rock
South LA Coming soon....
If you have any questions about the count, please email: email@example.com.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
The Second Annual Awards Gala
Celebrating a Bright Future for LA County
Named out of its timing with the seasonal launch of Operation Firefly, an education and bike light distribution program of LACBC, the Firefly Ball is a light-filled evening of art, music, food and drink.
Celebrate with us as we honor community members doing good bike work while raising much needed funds for LA’s largest, full service bike advocacy nonprofit--the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition!
This year's honorees are:
- Mayor Richard Riordan — Passionate Pedal Award
- Tafarai Bayne — The Alex Baum Award for Achievement in Advocacy
- Councilmembers Mitch Englander & Joe Buscaino — The Innovator Award
Join us at 6 p.m. for a cocktail hour and silent auction (in your classy, business attire). Our dinner program commences at 7pm.
WHEN: Thursday, October 29; 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
WHERE: The Majestic Downtown - 650 S. Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
CONTACT: Kelly Martin · firstname.lastname@example.org · (213) 629-2142 ext.112
RSVP: Reserve your Tickets Here.
MEDIA KIT: For everything you need to know about being an event/table sponsor coming soon.
TRIBUTE JOURNAL: Unable to attend, but want to place an ad in our tribute journal? Coming soon.
DONATE: Can't make it, but still want to help? Donate here.
PARKING: TBA. Bike Valet provided. Closest Metro Red Line stop is at 7th and Flower.