CAzBike Membership Meeting: Monday May 16

*** watch our guest speaker LIVE via*** tune in via our facebook page *** (click on “ustream live” if necessary)*** facebook login is not required to view/listen.*** you can text chat in with questionsNext meeting: Monday May 16, 2011. 6:00PM. Location: Boulders on Broadway Bar and Grill (map) 530 W. Broadway in Tempe AZ 85282, 480.921.9431 In […]

New and renewed Arizona LAB Bicycle Friendly Communities

League Announces Spring 2011 Bicycle Friendly Communities This year, Sedona joined the list at Bronze level. Mesa renews at Bronze, and Cottonwood received honorable mention. Also, Wandertec, Inc. (Flagstaff) – new Bronze level business, and University of Arizona – new Silver level universityArizona communities currently enjoying BFC status are Gold — Tucson/East Pima Region Silver […]

Arizonas Red Rock Road

How Community and Bicycling Advocacy Achieved an Extreme Road Makeover… By Bob Beane, Randy Victory and Daniel Paduchowski Photos by Carla Riedel and Bob Beane This article originally appeared as the cover story of the Mar/Apr 2011 issue of American Bicyclist magazine [full issue; see cover, story starts on p.11]. A certain well-known television show […]

Advocacy Alert: $2.5B Funding Rescission Looms

Your state DOT may be getting ready to take away millions of dollars in bicycle and pedestrian funding. In the latest budget deal between the Republicans and Democrats, the two parties agreed to rescind (read: take back) $2.5 billion in unspent federal transportation funds. Your state DOT has the power to decide which funds they […]

Our littlest riders

Coalition of Arizona Bicyclist’s Kathy Mills offered a class in bike safety to over 50 pre-school students of the Horizon Presbyterian Church, located in the Ahwatukee Foothills of Phoenix, Arizona. The early basics were stressed — stopping at stop signs, looking both ways, and helmet fit. Kathy is an LCI, a League Cycling Instructor, certified by […]

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ABC member killed on organized ride in Florida

Sad, tragic news from ABC:Bob King, a long-time member of ABC, was killed last Wednesday, March 30th, after being struck from behind by a fast-moving pick-up truck. Bob was on a week-long Bike Florida Spring Tour. The driver, a young man, was said to be distracted using his cell phone when his vehicle drifted into […]

Livable Communities Coalition day at AZ Transit Assn Conference

The Livable Communities Coalition, of which CAzBike is a participant, is teaming up with the AZ Transit Association (AzTA) and ADOT for participation in their April Conference. We can attend one day for a reduced rate of $100. More info on the program for April 12 and how to register.

Velo-City2011 in Sevilla, España

See how the City of Sevilla, Spain is accomplishing an astounding increase in cycling.

ADOT 5-Year Program available online for review and comment

With limited funding and a need to identify the state’s top transportation priorities, the Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking public input on the Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program, a work plan outlining highway, transit and aeronautic projects from 2012 to 2016.Transportation is funded by ALL OF US, so let our voice be heard!Visit […]