Arizona to place restrictions on cell phone use while driving

After over a decade of waiting, Arizona will become one of the last US states to place general restrictions on handheld cell phone use. Yesterday the Arizona legislature passed HB2318 and Governor Ducey is expected to sign the bill which would require electronic gadgety to be operated hands-free only; with certain exceptions. Credit must be […]

Misleading sign on Ramsey Canyon Road has been corrected

[be sure to see update, below]To: Cochise County Highway Department When riding Ramsey Canyon Road from Hwy 92 to the Nature Conservancy there is a sign 350 feet before the multi-use path from Stafford Ln to the multi-use path on the South side of Ramsey Canyon Road leading to the parking lot at Brown Canyon […]

Phoenix Area Bike Shop Map

Phoenix Metro area Bike Shop Map — please send any updates, corrections, etc. to shopmap@cazbike.org

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 […]

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  […]

Arizona Bicycling Summit 2017

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

Arizona Bicycling Summit to Unify Advocates

The Summit promises to be the premier bike advocacy event of the year, uniting the voices of bicyclists across Arizona

Arizona Legislation 2016

Arizona’s Legislative Session is now in full swing… Here are some transportation-related bills currently before the Arizona legislature

Sedona’s Red Rock Road — 5 years on

In late summer of 2010, the Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition celebrated the completion of the “Red Rock Road” project on Highway 179 between Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek. This was a monumental project,

The State of Bicycling in Arizona

This presentation is a general overview of bicycling, suitable for general audiences, and was prepared and presented by Coalition President Bob Beane to the Phoenix Rotary on Wednesday 4/8/2015. View the presentation on drive.