Do you feel unsafe riding a bicycle in Beverly Hills? Have you been involved in a collision in Beverly Hills? Have you been seriously injured? Better Bike wants to know! Can we help?Remember that City Hall needs to hear from you directly, too. The next time you hit a big pothole, or get sideswiped by a motorist, can’t find a bike rack or are generally are fed up with the sorry state of cycling here in Beverly Hills, pick up the phone to ask City Hall what our leaders are doing to keep cyclists safe. Find a list of handy numbers below!
Key Contact Numbers for Beverly Hills City Hall
- City Council is the key policy-making body for Beverly Hills. Five Council members represent every district in the city (it is an at-large system). Talk to more than just one. Reach the City Council at (310) 285-1013.
- Transportation Division oversees mobility planning and infrastructure. Staff also supports City Council and the Traffic and Parking Commission where mobility policies and programs are concerned. It is essential that staff hear from you. Reach Aaron Kunz, Deputy Director, at (310) 285-2563 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Traffic & Parking Commission is advisory to City Council on all matters related to traffic conditions. Reach the Traffic & Parking Commission staff at (310) 285-2452 or email@example.com.
- Recreation & Parks Commission oversees parks, cultural landmarks, and summer recreation programming. Commissioners should take an interest in bicycle riding to and from parks, but they don’t. Remind them that parks are an essential component of a citywide bicycle network. Reach the Commission at (310) 288-2220.
- Beverly Hills Unified School District enjoys significant power as a stand-alone body backed by a fat bond issue. Their facilities master planning process is underway and presents an opportunity to secure bike-friendly improvements. Contact the district at (310) 551-5100.
Let us know what you find out!