City of Long Beach
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Long Beach, CA 90802
The City of Long Beach will be celebrating Bike Month throughout the month of May by offering a wide variety of mobility related activities and discounts for residents. Adding to the excitement this year are a variety of events planned around the Amgen Tour of California race, leading up to the kick-off on Sunday, May 13, 2018.
“I encourage Long Beach residents to get out into their community and participate in one of the many events being offered by the City during Bike Month,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “We are honored to work with Amgen and our other City partners to provide even more cycling activities and events this year than ever before.”
During the month of May, the City will be working with partners to host different bicycle events, such as:
“We are committed to expanding Long Beach’s mobility infrastructure and providing our community with fun and engaging events to encourage bicycling and other healthy mobility alternatives,” said Public Works Director Craig Beck. “Bike Month activities have been designed to encourage community members toward a healthier lifestyle.”
Bike Month is celebrated across the United States and offers an opportunity to showcase the benefits of bicycling, and encourages more people to incorporate bicycling into their daily lives. A full listing of Bike Month events can be found on the Long Beach Department of Public Works website.
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The Long Beach Public Works Department strives to operate, preserve, and enhance the City's physical infrastructure and transportation systems, as well as preserve the upkeep of the cityscape with a robust refuse and recycling service that serves more than 120,000 residential and commercial customers. The Department provides a variety of community services including the repair, rehabilitation and general upkeep of City streets, trees, sidewalks, and City structures. Public Works also provides emergency support services throughout the City. Visit us at http://www.longbeach.gov/pw/, "Like" us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.