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A Bruin Bike Share smart-bike. All photos by Streetsblog L.A.

UCLA Launches 130-Bike Bruin Bike Share

Earlier today, UCLA launched the newest bike-share system in L.A. County: Bruin Bike Share. UCLA’s powder blue bike-share bikes have eight speeds, a built-in lock, front and rear lights, a bell, and a front basket. UCLA’s bike-share system features 130 bikes and 18 hubs. For a smart-bike system, the hubs are a bit less critical than […]

Bike-Share and Bike Lanes: The Chicken and Egg Debate

Which should come first, good bike infrastructure or bike-share? This is a matter of some debate, and we don’t pretend to have a definitive answer. But we do have some instructive research. While it’s obviously ideal to have bike infrastructure prior to embarking on a bike-share program, many communities, like Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Dayton, Ohio, […]

Santa Monica Bike Center Opening

When: Saturday, November 19th; 10 AM – 2 PM Where: Colorado Community Room – 5th and Colorado, Santa Monica Santa Monica is getting a new bike plan and bike center! Be there for the event that introduces both. Activities begin at 10 AM with coffee and pastries, and later at 11 AM, there will be a presentation […]

Send Us Your Bike Week Media

(Want to celebrate Bike Week but can’t make an event? You can help out Bikeside with their L.A. Bike Survey or Bike Nation Long Beach right from your desk. – DN) Last week, Streetsblog asked you to send us your Bike to School Day media for a short video we’re working on celebrating Bike Week in Los […]