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Santa Monica Bike Center is now open!

Posted by: Bike Admin on November 23, 2011

The brand-new Santa Monica Bike Center hosted the official grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, November 18th.  Speeches were given by: Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom, Metro Deputy CEO Paul Taylor and Metro Board Members Zev Yaroslavsky & Pam O’Connor, Cynthia Rose from Santa Monica Spoke, and the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition's Jennifer Klausner.

Mayor Bloom stated during his opening remarks “This new bike center, built from scratch into a major development site will provide commuters and recreational riders with all the amenities they need to better access downtown Santa Monica car-free.”

The Santa Monica Bike Center features the following ammenities and services:

-over 350 secure bicycle parking spaces



-towel service

-bicycle sharing program

-segway sharing program

-bike rentals

-bicycle tours

-segway tours


Sustainable Streets will be offering a number of courses and clinics at the Bike Center including:

-Confident City Cycling

-Transportation Demand Management (TDM) seminars

-Employer and community bicycling outreach

-Bicycle Educaiton and Encouragement Programs (BEEP)


Sign up for a membership to the Santa Monica Bike Center here:

More info on the Santa Monica Bike Center can be found here:

Photos from the opening can be viewed on the Santa Monica Bike Center facebook page:

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