LACBC Bike Count Training

Los Angeles Bike and Pedestrian Count on September 10th & 14th – Volunteers Needed in the Valley and South L.A.

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Who Gets Counted Counts!

 

Have you ever heard someone complain that they never see people on bikes on a certain street? Or that nobody walks in L.A.? Well, help LACBC and Los Angeles Walks collect data to see just how many people are really riding bikes and walking in the City of Los Angeles!

 

Volunteer for the 2013 Los Angeles Bike and Pedestrian Count! And get your friends and co-workers to join you.

 

The dates for the L.A. Bike & Ped Count are:

  • Tuesday, September 10, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, September 10, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 14, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
How you can help:

1. Sign Up to Volunteer!

We have over 100 locations (see map) all across the City of Los Angeles, and there are three counttimes for each one. We need hundreds of volunteers to make sure that people on bikes and people on foot are getting counted. Most locations only require 1 volunteer, so shifts will fill up fast. Sign up soon to get the location and time you want! Right now we especially need volunteers to sign up for shifts in the San Fernando Valley and South L.A.

Sign up for a count shift!

All volunteers will get a super fresh Bike & Ped Count t-shirt and an exclusive invite to our bumpin’ post-count volunteer party!
1a. Sign Up to Attend a Volunteer Orientation!
After you’ve signed up for a shift, sign up for a Volunteer Orientation. We’ve changed the method for data collection for this count, so all volunteers are required to attend an orientation, even if you’ve done bike & ped counts with us in the past. Note that you don’t have to sign up for an orientation in your count area. All orientations will be the same – just sign up for the location that is most convenient for you.
  • Wednesday, September 4, 6:30 p.m.: Fire Station No. 89 – 7063 N. Laurel Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood, 91605 (Valley)
  • Wednesday, September 4, 6:30 p.m.: Glassell Senior Citizen Center – 3750 Verdugo Rd., 90065 (East)
  • Thursday, September 5, 6:30 p.m.: Westside Pavilion (Community Room A, Level 3, east end of the main mall behind the food court) – 10800 West Pico Blvd., Suite 312, Los Angeles, CA 90064 (West)
  • Thursday, September 5, 6:30 p.m.: LACBC Headquarters, Mezzanine Level – 634 S. Spring St., Downtown L.A.  (Central)
  • Saturday, September 7, 9:30 a.m.: TRUST South L.A. – 4331 S. Main St., South L.A., 90037 (South)
  • Saturday, September 7, 2 p.m.: Southeast L.A. – Watts WorkSource Center – 10950 S. Central Ave., Watts, 90059 (South)

2. Spread the Word.

Share this link or our Facebook event with your friends and encourage them to join in on the bike and ped count fun! Also, feel free to pass around this half-sheet flier.

 

3. Donate to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Count.

It takes time, energy, and resources to make the bicycle and pedestrian count happen! It costs roughly $25 to fund a count location, and we have over 120 locations this year. Make a donation to LACBC for a donation that really goes a long way and counts.

 

Thank you to our amazing sponsors: Pocrass & de Los ReyesFehr & PeersStantec, and Flying Pigeon.

 

Thank you to our individual donors who have sponsored an intersection: Bruce Chan, Kevin Burton, and John Hall!

 

Get your data collection on!

 

Quick Links:

  • So you can only sign up if you’re available for all three counts, right?

  • No, they need volunteers for all three, but if you can help at one of them they’ll be happy to take you.

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