In the Midst of Pulling it all Together

By Bob BeaneIt might be my “advocate’s optimism”, or involvement in recent discussions of progress (or lack thereof), but I have recently had visions of Arizona being on the verge of pulling out of a trail network and bike route quagmire. I know that the budget climate is difficult, and that opponents of spending on […]

Sheila on “The Morning Blend”

Check out CAzb southern Arizona representative Sheila Foraker appearance on KGUN’s “The Morning Blend“  

MesaRides kickoff event

Today was a fantastic day for all cyclists in Mesa! This morning at a Media Event Mayor Scott Smith, City Manager Chris Brady and Police Chief Frank Milstead (who is also an MTB cyclist) together with Dara Schulenberg and Sterling Baer representing “Not One More” and the Brumbys kicked off a major city wide cycling […]

Valley of the Sun Bike Rack Finder

The City of Phoenix Bicycle Initiatives Committee has joined with CAzBike to map the locations of bicycle racks throughout the Valley of the Sun. CLICK HERE to view map. This is a participation project for the benefit of all cyclists in the Valley. Please submit additions and corrections by email to ValleyRacks@cazbike.org Please include location, […]

CAzBike working for you! 2010 accomplishments; year in review

The Coalition works hard all year round to improve conditions for Arizona’s cyclists. Our year conceptually ends in September, President Bob Beane noted these Activities & Accomplishments of the past yearOrganizational/Membership: Drafted the first written set of annual goals and objectives for the CAzB. Added Sterling Baer and Wayne Cullop to Advisory Board. Added or […]

Price/Hwy 101 Frontage roads Edge lines are back!

Due to the involvement of the CAzB and a number of other concerned individuals, ADOT was persuaded to re-stripe the Price/Hwy101 frontage roads with edgelines to reconstitute the “bike lanes” (striped but not marked as bicycle lanes) that were previously marked prior to the recent re-paving project. Many bicyclists who live and ride in the […]

Proposed Phoenix Bike Ped bridge needs your support

The proposed bike/ped bridge 19th Ave & Greenway is in danger of being killed, please plan to attend to support and speak (simulated bridge pictured at right), ESPECIALLY if you live in Phoenix Council District 3 (Councilman Gates) or use the Cave Creek wash trails. Bicycle projects get done when bicyclists show up and support. […]

Right to the Road

Your rights as a cyclist are under constant assault all around the state. Over-zealous law enforcement officers, mis-applying laws, along with sometimes compliant courts can have a chilling effect. [Flagstaff][Tempe][Pima County] One way you can support efforts to make cycling safer and more enjoyable throughout Arizona is by joining the Coalition. There’s still time to […]

[update] Enforcement at Tucson Mountain Park

[UPDATE: click here to read a reply from Priscilla Cornelio, Director Pima County DOT] The following letter was sent regarding enforcement of traffic safety at Tucson Mountain Park: Dear Chairman Valadez, Supervisors Elias, Bronson, Carroll, and Day; and Sheriff Dupnik: The purpose of this letter is to thank Pima County for the excellent work you […]

Projects funded for Safe Routes

Bill Lazenby represents the Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists on the Safe Routes To School (SRTS) Advisory Committee, and participates in funding and project selections. The following projects and amounts were recommended by the SRTS Advisory Committee and approved by the State Transportation Board for funding in Cycle 4. Infrastructure Gilbert School Crossings and Sidewalk Safety […]