South Bay Bike Coalition Community Manager

We are looking for eager and passionate professional to join our organization as a part-time community manager. The South Bay Bicycle Coalition is a California registered non-profit that was founded in late 2009 by a handful of bike-loving bicycle advocates.  We are determined to bring the wide range of local riders together to help create a safer, more accessible, more easily interconnected region in which to ride. OUR VISION The South Bay Bicycle Coalition strives to improve the region’s transportation culture by prioritizing a comprehensive  bikeway network for increased cycling access; safe and secure streets for ALL. Please take a look at the Bike Master Plan that was created to connect 7 cities in the South Bay: El Segundo, Gardena, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and Torrance. WHAT WE DO The South Bay Bicycle Coalition is the leading bike advocacy group in the South Bay.  We focus upon projects centered around improving bike infrastructure, bike policy and increasing cycling safety and convenience....
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Manhattan Beach City Council Meeting

Manhattan Beach City Council Meeting

Manhattan Beach City Council Meeting Help the South Bay Bicycle Coalition approve a $100k bike lane plan for the city of Manhattan Beach. This plan would greatly expand the network of bike lanes in Manhattan Beach and help increase accessibility for bicyclists. Join us on October 3rd from 6pm-8pm at the Manhattan Beach City Hall to show your support on this matter and help push this plan forward. If you plan on coming to the City Council Meeting, please send an email to giancoli_rd@yahoo.com in order to keep this event more organized. If you are not able to attend this meeting, you can still help us by sending an email of support to CityCouncil@citymb.info. Below is a template you may use/modify and send to the city council. Dear __________________: We know that you will be voting to approve bike route infrastructure improvements at your September 5 meeting.  I hope to see you there.  I wanted to let you know that your efforts to make our city safer for riders...
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July 12: Guided Strand Tour by Bike

July 12: Guided Strand Tour by Bike Join us on July 12 to take part in a guided sunset strand history tour by bike. We will be led by Chris Miller and Jan Dennis, both long time citizens of the South Bay. At every stop we will learn very interesting facts and tidbits about the South Bay community. Riders will gather in the area between Good Stuff, The Beach House, and the Hermosa Cyclery. The start time is 6:45 PM, but arrive at 6:30 PM if you need to borrow a bike (drivers license required). For more information on this amazing event, click the link below. If you would like to register, please use the form below. MORE INFO Powered by Eventbrite ...
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Bikes on the Streets | Cars in Museums (Yearly Fundraiser)

JOIN THE FUN Enjoy a night of celebration with your neighbors, safe cycling advocates, city leaders and friends. We will have food, drinks, a silent auction, vintage car rides and live music. We will also be handing out awards to people and cities who have had the most impact in safe cycling advocacy in the last year. Sept 18 Automobile Driving Museum of El Segundo 5pm   BECOME A SPONSOR As a business, giving back to  community is what sets your business and your brand apart. Your customers want to hear that story. At least 53% of consumers choose to do business with companies they believe are focused on giving to the greater good. Please check out our sponsorship opportunities for this event.  Contact usBikeCoalitionSB@gmail.com SBBC BY THE NUMBERS   Your Ticket is a tax deductible donation. SBBC is a 501(c)3 TIN: 45-5578685       Powered by Eventbrite ...
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MB Commissioners Unanimously Vote to Support the South Bay Bike Plan

After a year of collaboration with community members, city staff, elected officials and bike planning dream-team Alta Planning + Design, the South Bay Bicycle Coalition (SBBC) and Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) are proud to present the final draft of the South Bay Bicycle Master Plan. The final draft of the South Bay Bicycle Master Plan features over 213 miles of proposed bikeways and policies to support a bike-friendly future across the seven cities (El Segundo, Gardena, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and Torrance). The 213.8 mile proposed network is nearly three times the amount of bikeways that exist on the ground in these seven cities today. Compared to the 876-mile street network, these proposed bikeways represent bike infrastructure improvements to the equivalent of over 24% of the existing roadways across the seven partnering cities at a fractional cost of the cities’ infrastructure improvement budgets ($10M over 20 years across seven cities). Most notably, plan adoption would make...
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Workshops a Success…Now Comes the Hard Part

With an aggressive round of seven community open houses officially done, I am proud to report that they were a smashing success!  Upwards of 300 community members across our seven partnering cities joined us to share their knowledge and experiences as both cyclists and motorists in the South Bay. We heard about the various challenges that we all face on our streets.  Workshop participants ranged from the experienced and confident to the hesitant and skeptical; and thus we collected a broad range of opinions.  Our consultant, Alta Planning + Design, will spend the next few months compiling all the data collected, analyzing our streets and subsequently proposing a series of interconnected bikeways across our region.  A DRAFT of the master plan with associated policy language and signage will be available at the end of April.  A second round of workshops featuring the draft will occur in May. Next to getting 300 people to enthusiastically spend a weekday evening learning about a bike...
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