Arizona Specialty License Plates

Arizona currently has a mechanism for groups to sponsor and fundraise by ‘selling’ specialty plates to motorist who pay “an extra fee, $25 above the basic cost for a plate. The state keeps $8 for administrative costs and passes along the other $17 to sponsoring charities”. This is a per year fee.

League names Phoenix Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly City

League Announces Fall 2014 Bicycle Friendly Communities First time honoree: Phoenix is named Bicycle Friendly at the Bronze level. “Achieving Bronze level BFC is a great first step on Phoenix’s journey to Platinum level. We have a soon-to-be-approved bicycle master plan with 380 projects. I am excited for the future of bicycling in Phoenix.” — Joseph […]

Coalition supports the community

The Coalition is proud to announce two $1,000 grants to two organizations that promote safe bicycling to needy bicyclists and would-be bicyclists. The awards will be used to purchase helmets, lights, or any other supplies that need to be purchased in furtherance of their mission. We-Cycle exec directorRobert Chacon, right, at arecent bike safety event The […]

League Announces Spring 2013 Bicycle Friendly Communities

League Announces Spring 2013 Bicycle Friendly Communities Gilbert’s bronze status was renewed; Glendale garners an honorable mention on their application. Arizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region, Scottsdale Silver — Tempe, and Flagstaff Bronze — Chandler, Cottenwood, Gilbert, Mesa and Sedona Read the LAB press release here. (dead link) Arizona […]

Arizona back in top-ten in LAB Bike Friendly States Ranking

The League of American Bicyclists released their Bicycle Friendly State rankings for 2013 last week. Arizona was ranked as the 10th most bike friendly state, after having fallen to 16th spot in the 2011 rankings. “…In the Southwest, Arizona moved back into the top 10. Among other strides, the state completed its Bicycle Safety Action […]

League announces Spring 2012 BFC

League Announces Spring 2012 Bicycle Friendly Communities Cottenwood joins the ranks of BFC cities at the bronze level, and Tucson maintained Gold.Arizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region, Scottsdale Silver — Tempe, and Flagstaff Bronze — Chandler, Cottenwood, Gilbert, Mesa and Sedona Read the LAB press release here.

letter: Western Canal Multi-Use Path Improvements at UPRR Crossing

Re: Western Canal Multi-Use Path Improvements at UPRR Crossing

Central Ave Phoenix gets a Road Diet

Over the weekend, the City of Phoenix successfully completed the addition of bike lanes along Central Avenue from Camelback Road to Bethany Home Road as part of a “Road Diet”.Sunday afternoon, January 8th, there were many bicyclists already enjoying the addition. The Coalition commends and appreciates the efforts of the city of Phoenix and all […]

BFC: Scottsdale gets gold; Tempe renews silver; Phx gets honorable mention

League Announces Fall 2011 Bicycle Friendly Communities Scottsdale was awarded Gold level, up from Silver. Tempe renewed their Silver level. And Phoenix for the first time received Honorable Mention.Arizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region, Scottsdale Silver — Tempe, and Flagstaff Bronze — Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Sedona Read the LAB […]

letter: Phoenix Councilman Mattox – 31st Ave and Camelback Project

Letter: Phoenix Councilman Mattox-31st Ave and Camelback Project