Designated bike lanes and bike routes can be found on many Pasadena streets. In fact, over 12 miles of collector and arterial roadways in Pasadena have bikeways. Many were installed as part of the Foothill Freeway construction project in the early 1970's. Pasadena also offers parking for over 1,000 bicycles in the form of bicycle racks at bus stops, city-owned parking lots, churches, private office garages, local business and apartment buildings. To date, over 200 new bike racks have been added citywide to further promote bicycling
Change gears! The 7th Annual Bike Week Pasadena rolls through May 13th-18th, 2013 providing you with a glimpse into what every week of the year could look like, feel like, and involve on two wheels! C.I.C.L.E., an L.A. based bike advocacy non-profit, and the City of Pasadena present a week-long showcase for most skill levels and age groups to promote bicycling as a safe and sustainable mode of transportation.
For the complete calendar of events, please click here.
If you live, work, or study in Pasadena, you can get $220 off the price of a folding bike. The deal is simple: ride your folding bike and connect with transit at least twice a week, and you get your voucher. Click here for more information.
Bike paths are paved facilities designated for bicycle use that are physically separated from roadways by space or a physical barrier and are referred to as Class I bike paths. Currently the City of Pasadena does not have any bike paths.
Bike lanes are lanes on the outside edge of roadways reserved for the exclusive use of bicycles, and designated with special signing and pavement markings. Bike lanes are referred to as Class II bike lanes.
Bike routes are roadways recommended for bicycle use and often connect to bike lanes and bike paths. Routes are designated with signs only and may not include additional pavement width. Bike routes are referred to as Class III bike routes.
Have you seen these new installation? They provide a superior bike route based on traffic volume, speeds, street width, directness, and cross-street priority. Includes a 4" white edgeline and "Share the Road" signage. On-street parking is generally permitted.
The "Rules of the Road: Bicycle Safety Brochure" is now available at the Department of Transportation, local bookstores, and your local bicycle shops. Click here if you wish to receive a hard copy via mail.
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For further information or comments relating to the City's bikeway development, please contact:
Rich DilluvioTransportation PlannerTransportation DepartmentTel: (626) 744-7254