Long Beach Looking for Bike Counting Volunteers

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E. 2nd Street, Long Beach, CA

Streetsblog contributor Anna Chow sends along the following news:

The City of Long Beach is looking for volunteers to help do bicycle counts this Thursday and Saturday to help guide their infrastructure decisions.  Details from the City of Long Beach’s flyer that can be found at bike facilities and gathering spots around Long Beach:

Want to help make Long Beach the most bike friendly city in the nation?

Here’s your chance to get involved!

In an effort to guide improvements to bicycle infrastructure and riding conditions, bike counts will be conducted throughout the City of Long Beach.

Those who would like to volunteer for the bike counts will be required to attend one of the following 90 minute training sessions.

Wednesday, October 15th
12 p.m. 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
Pyramid Annex Conference Room
California State University, Long Beach

The bike counts will be done on the following dates:

Thursday, October 16th
7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, October 19th
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information and to register, please visit:

www.csulb.edu/rideshare

If any Streetsblogger takes parts in the counts and wants to write about the experience, send me an email at damien@streetsblog.org.

Photo: rookorc/Flickr

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