Bicycles for People Who Need Them

Across Arizona there are groups who refurbish bicycles and provide them to people who need bikes. These groups provide bicycles for adults and children. Some of these groups provide shop space for doing repairs, earn-a-bike programs, repair and maintenance instruction, and more. These groups have opportunities for volunteers and are often looking for donations of […]

Bicycle/Pedestrian Improvements in Mesa – Opportunity to Comment

Dobson Road Bicycle/Pedestrian Improvements in Mesa – Opportunity to Comment The Coalition recently received a letter notifying us that the City of Mesa, in association with ADOT and the FHWA, will begin a project in January 2011 to provide accommodation for bicyclists and pedestrians on Dobson Road between Broadway and Main Streets. This project will […]

SR 179 Completion party: August 20-21

SR 179 Completion party. The celebration event will be held on August 20-21, 2010 Details: Sponsored by Sedona Chamber of Commerce. More info about the Scenic SR 179 project, which connects the Village of Oak Creek with Sedona.

Bike Lane installed on 51st Street

The city of Phoenix has recently installed a bike lane on 51st Street in Phoenix (Ahwatukee), between Warner and Elliot roads [area map]. It is approximately one mile in length. The stretch has appeared (incorrectly) as a bike lane on the MAG Regional Bike Map for years and years. Formerly, an annoying fog line demarcated […]

Fifteenth Avenue “Lane Diet” completed

The City of Phoenix Street Transportation department just completed a landmark bicycle project. Fifteenth Avenue from McDowell Rd to the Arizona Canal received a “Lane Diet.” The former four lane arterial was reduced to one lane each direction with a center turn lane and bike lanes. Traffic engineer Kerry Wilcoxson credits City Councilman Tom Simplot […]