Brush up on the Solomon Curve

Solomon U-shaped Curve Normally cited by those wishing slow-moving vehicles should never use any roadway, even though it is perfectly legal, is the Solomon u-shaped curve, the claim is typically something to the effect of it’s safest when all traffic travels at the same speed; ergo a vehicle must never go slower than the “speed of traffic” and […]

Map Volunteers Needed

Many of you may not know it, but volunteers from the Coalition, led by Peter Mather, endeavor to deliver and keep stocked all Maricopa County bike shops with MAG (Maricopa Association of Gov’ts) Bikeways Maps. This is a huge task. Peter needs your help — in particularly he is seeking new volunteers to deliver maps […]

After 11 attempts, will Arizona ban texting while driving?

(spring 2018) After 11 attempts, will Arizona ban texting while driving? A bill to outlaw texting while driving passed the Senate Transportation Committee unanimously yesterday, signaling a possible shift. Similar bills have been introduced in the Arizona legislature, and died, for over a decade. Several possible explanatinos for the shift were explored by Arizona Republic  […]

Letter: Tempe to consider updating local ordinance for bicyclist right-of-way

Fall 2017 BFC: Prescott and Yuma awarded Bronze

League Announces Fall 2017 Bicycle Friendly Communities Prescott and Yuma awarded Bronze Arizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region, Scottsdale, Tempe Silver — Sedona, Flagstaff, Mesa Bronze — Chandler, Cottonwood, Gilbert, Phoenix, Prescott, Sierra Vista, Yuma

Coalition of Arizona Bicyclist’s Annual member’s meeting 11/21/2017

This year, the annual meeting will be held via tele-conference.
A business meeting and election of open board of directors seats will be held.

AZ Republic: How bicyclist-friendly is your city?

Phoenix-area communities over the past several years have increased their efforts to make their streets bicycle friendly

ADOT to build “high-speed” path along 202 Freeway

Having ADOT agree to construct a 20′ wide “high speed” bike facility that will be six miles long with less than five street crossings (first of its kind in AZ, and maybe the whole country) could be part of a major sea change in Arizona. This is on par with the Hwy 179 re-construction between […]

Arizona Bicycling Summit 2017

3/31/2017 in Mesa, Arizona. Registration now open

List of Cell Phone related driving restrictions

Although the state of Arizona has no specific restrictions on operating a cell phone while driving, several cities and counties have enacted various restrictions on use of cell phones on drivers