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    Ed France departs

    It’s the end of an era – our Executive Director is leaving for a new role here in Santa Barbara.

    Please join the SBBIKE board, our staff & volunteers, and the bicycling community at-large in offering a hearty farewell and congratulations to Ed France.

    A profound Legacy

    During Ed’s tenure, SBBIKE and its programs have grown substantially; his strong leadership and passion for biking have benefited our community immensely. We look forward to leveraging his legacy, to move the organization to new milestones and expanded scope.

    These are big shoes to fill and as we begin recruiting for Ed's successor we ask for your patience during this transition.

    While this is a big change, our commitment remains the same. Our future mandates we find cleaner, sustainable transportation alternatives and many think the bicycle, in one form or another, will be how we sustain our environment and assure our own good health. We're busy fine-tuning our Strategic Plan to meet these ends.

    Let's party!

    Join us in celebrating Ed and sending him forth with our deepest appreciation and best wishes. A party is planned to celebrate Ed as well as our volunteers. RSVP here.

    Thank you Ed France, for everything you have contributed to Santa Barbara.

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    FIVE MINUTE SURVEY, CHANCE TO WIN A NEW BIKE

    Great prizes? Rating your city? Giving your opinion? All reasons to take the PlacesForBikes (PFB) City Rating survey, yes. But the benefits to our entire county when enough people-that means you, please-take the 5-minute survey are numerous and significant, says Dr. Daniel Fishbein of Dr. Dan's Health Corner (QR page 11) fame.

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