CAzBike Membership ANNUAL Meeting: Sat Oct 31, 2015

  • Where: Radisson Hotel Chandler-Phoenix 7475 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226 Located just east of I-10 on south side of Chandler Blvd.
  • When: Sat Oct 31, 2015, room available 12 noon – 4pm. Meeting begins at 12:30p

At this point it looks like food will not be served.

The meeting is open to the public — please drop us a line if you plan to attend of check-in on facebook.

Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists
2015 Annual Meeting
Agenda (12:30 pm – 4:00 pm)

Introductions of attendees
Treasurer’s Report
2015 – AZ Year in Review
Board Member Nominations/Elections
2016 – Priorities and Goals Discussion
Other Agenda Items (time permitting)

2015 – AZ Year in Review

Law Enforcement Training Module completed (joint effort with Glendale PD – Review/Discuss)

ADOT – Safety initiatives, policy shift? (Chandler Blvd bike lanes over freeway approved), BFS ranking (19th, down from 15th in 2014)

LAB – BFC, BFU additions (Phoenix, ASU)
Regional/Local Progress

Yuma – Bicycling events, bicycle safety, sidewalk riding, active Yuma Regional Bicycle Coalition, Bicycle Facility Master Plan, Rails-to-Trails project/infrastructure, etc.
Tucson/East Pima Region – Loop (55+ miles) expansion, bond issue TBD including Veldrome funding, Vulnerable User law push, etc.
Metro-Phoenix – Updated MAG bikeways map published/distributed, MAG canal path wayfinding/signage project approved, Mesa MTB park opens, Phoenix Proposition 104 passes (includes funding for multi-modal including >1,000 miles of bike lanes), Phoenix receives $10.3 M grant for canal path improvements, Tempe and MAG bike counts,
Sedona – New MTB park approved and under construction.
Flagstaff – 72 bike racks installed at 27 FUSD schools, Flagstaff Bicycle Safety Initiative.

2016 – Priorities and Goals Discussion

CAzB role discussion (advocate network/support vs general membership growth…or both, state and regional issues vs local involvement, focus on municipalities vs legislature…or both, etc.)
Opportunity/Push for Law Enforcement training elsewhere in AZ
State Bicycling Summit (4/1/16)
Tucson velodrome assistance (matching funds)
Pecos Freeway bicycle path/route/access
Fund-raising ideas discussion (including license plate)
Regional/local goals/objectives discussion

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