Arizona receives ‘Bicycle Friendly State’ status

The League of American Bicyclists Announces Arizonaas a Spring 2009 Bicycle Friendly State Washington, DC – The League of American Bicyclists is proud to announce Arizona as one of the League’s inaugural Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly States (BFS). “The League is delighted to recognize Arizona for its efforts to welcome bicyclists and make bicycling safer and […]

Cycling and Vehicle Doors / Trolley Tracks

The following information was prepared by Tucson attorney Eric Post: In Arizona, anyone who opens the door to a vehicle has the duty to make sure it is safe to do so. This is by statute in the Arizona Revised Statutes as follows: 28-905. Opening vehicle doorA person shall not open a door on a […]

Bike Lanes and Light Rail 7th to 24th Streets along Washington & Jefferson Streets.

Many more photos here. The following is an email thread of discussion of the work the City of Phoenix is doing for cyclists on the subject issues. Bob & Bill: Below is the response from Mike Cynecki, the City traffic Engineer doing the rework. As you can see, they are making it better, albeit slower […]

CAzBike 2008 Year in Review

For nearly twenty years CAzBike has been YOUR advocacy and education resource in Arizona. Made up of hundreds of individual and family members, as well as many supporting businesses and clubs, we have represented you across the state and nation.Our advocates have represented Arizona Arizona at the Bike Education Conference in Austin Texas, The National […]

South Phoenix: Highline Canal Bicycle Path gets makeover

HURRAY! Our pleas have been heard.The bike path from 40th St to Central Ave. has had it’s potholes patched and has been thoroughly swept of sand, gravel and debris. But most importantly, the approaches to 32nd St. have been fixed with asphalt paving. 32nd St and its bridge over the canal were widened a few […]

Noticed by Locals (Ahwatukee), Unfortunately

Phoenix Police Officer (and Bicycle-Pedestrian Coordinator) Toby Ehrler met with a group of Ahwatukee cyclists before dawn on Thursday, October 2. He had requested any interested cyclist to be present. Coalition Board members (and LCIs) Radar Matt and I attended. The issue arose from complaints by neighbors that cyclists were monopolizing the street and not […]