Eyes on the Street: Green Bike Lanes Under Construction in Beverly Hills

Green striping on Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Photo via Joshua Paget
Green striping on Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Photo via Joshua Paget

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After years of urging from community advocates, in 2017, the city of Beverly Hills approved adding bike lanes to its Santa Monica Boulevard re-vamp project. In recent days, reports are coming in on social media that Santa Monica Blvd. has “fresh kermit” – green-painted bike lanes.

The project is not quite done yet, but that green paint looks great. Kudos to Beverly Hills leadership for making sure Santa Monica Boulevard serves multi-modal transportation.

Now if the city leaders could convince their school district to stop wasting money on lawsuits against Purple Line subway construction.

  • Only Bananas

    They’re called “scooter lanes” now

  • Matt

    Not in Beverly Hills. They are banned.

  • BrettinSF

    Looks like some right to experiment was used here to continue the markings through the intersection in continental style (this was first done in Portland). Bravo.

  • Some people have certainly realized that they’re decently cheap and as such just own their own.

  • Well, it’s a start. They look quite narrow, though…

  • Wilfrid Hocquet

    Stay very dangerous to use, cars drive fast and you have no protection. They should put a ciment lane to protect the bikers

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