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Walk to Work in August for Santa Monica’s 2015 Commuter Challenge

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Can you give up driving to work and walk instead for a month? If you can, you could win some decent prizes as part of Santa Monica's 2015 Commuter Challenge, designed to get people...

Big Blue Bus Announces Temporary Detours Downtown for Twilight Concert Series

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In order to make it easier to get to the Twilight Concert Series this summer without driving, the Big Blue Bus is making a few changes. The local transit agency will be rerouting several of...

Legislative Roundup: “Officially Dead” and Dying Bills on Biking, Equity, Safety

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This post originally appeared on Streetsblog California. It’s February, so all bills that did not get passed by their first house by now, in either the California Assembly or Senate, are being officially declared dead....

Santa Monica Police Investigating Fatal Collision on Lincoln Boulevard

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The Santa Monica Police are investigating a collision on Lincoln Boulevard that has left one person dead, according to police officials. The crash, which involved one car and a pedestrian, happened early Thursday morning near...

ICYMI : City Locks “Staggered Gates” on Expo Bike Path

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via City Press Release : Six sets of staggered gates along the Exposition Corridor Bicycle & Pedestrian Path will be activated today, September 28. The green gates have been installed on the bike path since...

Santa Monica City Council Pushes for Dedicated Funding, Staff for Safer Streets

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The Santa Monica City Council Tuesday night unanimously supported a motion calling for staff to bring back some options for a dedicated Vision Zero staff person and program-specific funding for safer streets in the...

What’s the Difference Between Breeze Bike Share and Metro Bike Share?

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Via the city of Santa Monica website. Starting on September 7, you may notice Metro Bike Share bikes in Santa Monica and neighboring Venice. Metro is locating Metro Bike Share Stations at 13 locations in...

Eyes on the Street: Metro Expo Line 2 Has Parking Available

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Someone get the word out to all those eager Metro Expo Line riders that the L.A. Times, Los Angeles Magazine and KTLA5 were so concerned about! Get the word out to Pacific Palisades! Lo and...

Previewing This Week’s New Urbanism Film Festival

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This week the annual New Urbanism Film Festival returns to Los Angeles. The grand opening is Thursday night! There are plenty of screenings, plus walking tours, storytelling, and more. Event details at NUFF website. Below are five...

Santa Monica Spoke’s Cynthia Rose Honored by Alliance for Biking & Walking

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Local safe-streets advocate, Cynthia Rose, took home the Alliance for Biking & Walking Susie Stephens Joyful Enthusiasm Award at the National Bike Summit in Washington D.C., convened earlier this month by the League of...

Happy Birthday, Bike Center!

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Happy 5th birthday to our BFFs at Bike Center. They have a party planned tonight that if it weren't my own birthday I would be happy to attend. The details are in the picture...

Modacity, Formerly Vancouver Cycle Chic, Comes to Santa Monica This Sunday

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Don't forget that this Sunday is your chance to learn about all the exciting goings-on in Vancouver around the emerging bike culture there. Join us at 5 p.m. at 1640 5th Street in Downtown Santa...

Make It Count: Santa Monica’s Next Big Investment in Safe Biking, Walking, and Yes...

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Carter Rubin is a Santa Monica resident and serves as an advisory board member of Santa Monica Next. Carter has served as an appointed member on the Santa Monica Housing, Planning and Pier Commissions....

Throwback Thursday: Riding Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus Circa 1960

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https://youtu.be/Oril-NKqvUQ Fans of Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus and local history should both enjoy this short film featuring both. The film showcases a day in the life of a bus driver, George Staley, as he drives his...

What Can Bogotá, Colombia, Teach Santa Monica About Better Biking?

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What can Santa Monica learn about creating a better city to a ride a bike in from one of the bike-friendliest cities in the Americas? Find out on Wednesday, May 31, as Santa Monica Spoke...
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