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Fourth Annual Bicycle Count - Can You Volunteer?


Want to help make Long Beach the most bike friendly city in the nation? Here's your chance to get involved by volunteering for the City's Fourth Annual Bicycle Count on Thursday, October 20, or Sunday, October 23.

"These counts help our City acquire a better understanding of locations of bike and pedestrian activity, and which areas and infrastructure are used the most," Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal said. "Ultimately, the counts will help determine where bike and pedestrian improvements need to be made."

The City of Long Beach and California State University, Long Beach are seeking 300 volunteers to help conduct bike and pedestrian counts at more than 35 locations throughout Long Beach. There are multiple volunteer time slots and count locations. With parental permission, high school seniors can participate and earn Community Service Hours.

Here's what you can do:

Step 1: Select a 30-minute training session to attend.

Tuesday, October 18
CSULB Barrett Athletic Administration Center (Pyramid Annex Building)
12 pm, 2 pm, or 6 pm

OR

Wednesday, October 19
Long Beach City Hall, 9th Floor Conference Room, 333 W. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
8 am or 9 am

Step 2: RSVP for a training session and one or both days you can participate.
Register by Monday, October 17, at www.csulb.edu/rideshare, 562.570.5209 or ross.cruz@longbeach.gov. Please provide your e-mail address and cell phone number.

Step 3: Count bicyclists.

Thursday, October 20, 7- 9 am or 4-6 pm
Sunday, October 23, 12 - 2 pm