Mission: Bikestation seeks to improve the quality of life in urban communities
through the development and operation of bike-transit centers and
Vision: We envision communities where bicycling is
an integral part of the transportation system resulting in cleaner
air, safer streets and healthier living.
value innovative, creative, and efficient solutions to addressing
the transportation inequities in our communities.
We're proud to be a
Certified B Corporation.
When you support a Certified B Corporation, you're supporting a
better way to do business. Certified B Corporations meet
rigorous, independent standards of social and environmental
performance. They are creating greater economic opportunity,
strengthening local communities, and preserving the environment.
Modeled after European and Japanese examples, Bikestation Long Beach
was the first facility of its kind to open in the U.S. in March
of 1996. Bikestation Palo Alto and Bikestation Berkeley opened in
1999; Bikestation Seattle
opened in May 2003. The newest Bikestation, Santa Barbara, opened
on May 1st of 2007.
Bikestation serves as an information-clearinghouse
and support system to the individual operators that are responsible
for the day-to-day operations of each facility. Local operators
vary per location and consist of non-profit, for-profit and advocacy
Bikestation has worked with a number of agencies and organizations
in the planning, development and implementation of Bike-transit related
projects. While each facility is sponsored by various agencies,
acknowledged on our sponsors pages, other project partners have included
the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority, Flexcar, City of Los Angeles Community
Redevelopment Agency, City of Pittsburgh, Regional
Transit District of the City and County of Denver, Puget Sound Regional
Council, City of Cambridge, MA,
South Coast Air Quality Management District, and the Cities of
Santa Monica, Norwalk, Pasadena, North Hollywood and Santa
Organizations interested in developing a bike-transit center or
learning about how you can be affiliated with the Bikestation
network, please contact Bikestation at the numbers below.
110 W. Ocean Blvd. Ste. 19
Long Beach, CA 90802
Andréa White-Kjoss, President and
Bruckner Chase, Construction and Operations Consultant
Andrew Wright, Program Consultant, East Coast
Jim Wilcox, Program Consultant, Pacific Northwest
Dan Ignosci, Program Consultant, Southern California
John H. Case