Road Bike Advocacy

Guest post from Supervisor Matt Ryan on Prop 403, County Initiative for Road Maintenance Sales Tax

“All Modes Use Roads!” Prop 403 is the County Initiative for Road Maintenance Sales Tax. I say “All Modes Use Roads!!!” and they provide great cycling opportunities with the ability to shift in the city from bike to bus, road to trail; and outside the city from vehicle to trail, and/or longer rides such as from your home to Mormon Lake, or perhaps Clints Well on Lake Mary Road or

HIghway 180, Columbus Ave. to Snowbowl Road Pavement Preservation and Improvements

Last year we made several contacts with ADOT trying to find out the status of some repairs to the pavement along Highway 180 between Flagstaff and the Snowbowl area. As is often the case with government projects, changes were in the works, but would take some time. Please check out the attached link for details on this project, which is expected to be completed by Fall of this year. Click

Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class, Taught by League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor

Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class Flagstaff Medical Center — Tuesday, May 20th, McGee Auditorium. 5:00 – 6:30pm. Taught by League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor, Martin Ince. Do you feel timid in traffic? Are you not sure where you should be when riding in the street? Do you want to feel safer and better equipped for your commute to work or on your road rides? This class is a great

Comment of the AZ Department of Transportation Draft Bicycle-Pedestrian Plan

ADOT is seeking comments on its draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan (see press release below).  ADOT is asking specifically for feedback on the 24 strategies recommended in the plan, which can be found on pages 36-56. Please take a few minutes to review the plan and strategies and provide comments.  Links to relevant documents are included below. Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan: http://www.azbikeped.org/mpd/azbikeped/studyupdate/pdf/Draft_Final_Report.pdf Online comment form: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/adotbikepedplan Project website: http://www.azbikeped.org/studyupdate/index.asp

City of Flagstaff needs input on bike racks

A field survey of bicycle parking in Flagstaff was conducted in the spring of 2012 by a student intern from Northern Arizona University – follow this link for more information and to see the inventory: http://flagstaff.az.gov/index.aspx?NID=2707 So far, 400 bike racks have been identified around the city, providing parking for almost 3,000 bicycles; and now we can use your help to complete the survey: First, we surveyed a lot of

Clips of Faith movies this Thursday and Free Traffic Skills 101 Class this Friday and Saturday!

HANDCRAFTED BEER + HANDCRAFTED FILMS IN YOUR LOCAL PARK Thursday, July 12, 2012 In its third fabulous year, Clips of Faith is a beer-toting, film-traveling, nonprofit-benefiting show that’s coming to Flagstaff. We took our love for beer and fans and put them together in this one-of-a-New-Belgium-kind event. You’ll get to try our most esoteric beer offerings – up to 16 varieties on tap! – and pair them with inspiring short


It is imperative that everyone go here and use the form to contact his or her Representative in the House to urge him or her to oppose this legislation! Basically this bill would do much harm to programs that benefit cycling like: -Make Transportation Enhancement optional (much of the Flagstaff Urban Trail System has been built with this funding). -Repeal the Safe Routes to School program (our partnership with Coconino

City Council set to review and decide on new bicycle ordinances. Please attend!!

PLEASE MAKE AN EFFORT TO ATTEND THIS MEETING AND SHOW SUPPORT FOR THESE CHANGES TO THE LOCAL BICYCLE ORDINANCES!! The City Council will be reviewing these new bicycle ordinances at their meeting scheduled for December 6th at City Hall. The proposed revisions have been discussed and reviewed extensively by the Bicycle Advisory Committee for the past several years. On June 3, 2010, the Bicycle Advi…sory Committee unanimously approved a motion

Doney Park Multi-Modal Plan Open House

Coconino County and the Arizona Department of Transportation are hosting a public open house on Thursday, April 28, 2011 for review and comment on the multimodal transportation plan for Doney Park.  The open house will be held from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Summit Fire District Station 31 at 6425 North Cosnino Road. The plan will consider pedestrian, bicycle, automobile, and public transit needs, with an emphasis on pedestrian and

World Carfree Day – September 22, 2010

On Wednesday, September 22, 2010, Flagstaff will join the World CarFree Network to promote alternatives to car dependence and automobile-based planning.  Help make Flagstaff a healthier, happier, and more sustainable community by taking the car-free pledge at http://www.carfreeflag.com/ and leaving your car at home for the day. Everyone who pledges will receive a 20% off coupon from participating sponsors and will have a chance to win new commuter trailer donated