Tag "bike lanes"

Doney Park Multi Modal Transportation Study Open House- September 30th

Hey Doney Park, Timberline and other north-east Flagstaff neighborhood cyclists! Please attend the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Multi-Modal Study Open House to be held September 30th, 5:30-7:00 pm at Cromer Elementary School 7150 E. Silver Saddle Road. A consultant for ADOT will be seeking feedback on what you would like to see for trails, paths, bike lanes, etc. in the greater Doney Park area. More feedback is better in these

Sedona "Ride the Red Road" SR179 Completion Celebration

* ATTENTION ALL BICYCLISTS *  After nearly 3 years of road construction in Sedona AZ, the road work is going to be finished and the town is having a party!  As part of the festivities that will be happening throughout Sedona (Friday-Saturday, August 20 & 21), the Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition is sponsoring a SATURDAY MORNING BIKE RIDE.  We are inviting the entire cycling community in the Southwest and beyond

Help ADOT Create Bicycle Safety Plan!!

Click here, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the link to take a survey on your concerns and observations about riding on State Highways in Arizona. Press Release: PHOENIX—As more people use two wheels instead of four to get around, the Arizona Department of Transportation is developing a Bicycle Safety Action Plan to help keep cyclists safe on Arizona’s highways. The goal—to reduce the number of bicycle

Traffic Skills 101 Bicycle Course on offer May 2nd

Traffic Skills 101 Bicycle Course on offer May 2nd The City of Flagstaff, in collaboration with Flagstaff Biking, is offering a Traffic Skills 101 course. This class is the first step in becoming a League Cycling Instructor (LCI) through the League of American Bicyclists. LCI certified people can teach bicycle education courses, like Traffic Skills 101, and is a great way to help cyclists ride safer as well as to

Lake Mary Road Project Open House

Flagstaff Road Riders!!! Please show up to support and comment on this great project!!! Coconino Community College Lone Tree Campus Boardroom 2800 South Lone Tree Road 5:00 to 7:00 pm Refreshments will be provided On Wednesday, March 25, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Lake Mary Road Improvement Project team invites you to attend a Public Open House. This Open House will feature details on the planned improvements,

Lake Mary Road Widening Project Awarded $855,000 Grant

Through the efforts of the Lake Mary Road partnership and the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization (FMPO), $855,000 was granted October 30th to widen the shoulders of Lake Mary Road for 4.3 miles on both sides of the road. This section of road has long been a challenge for cyclists heading to Lake Mary for the popular road riding available on the wide shoulders from lower Lake Mary to Mormon Lake.

Public asked to help plan the Fredonia-Vermilion Cliffs scenic road

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has invited the public to attend a public meeting and workshop on Thursday, Oct. 16, regarding the Fredonia-Vermilion Cliffs Scenic Road corridor management plan (CMP). The Fredonia-Vermilion Cliffs Scenic Road includes SR 89A from Bitter Springs (at the turnoff to Page) to Fredonia near the Utah border. Flagstaff Biking has submitted comments asking that the scenic corridor be developed with consideration for bicycle touring,

More Marked Lanes For Cyclists On West Route 66

Through collaboration between ADOT and the City of Flagstaff, repaving of Route 66 now includes marked lanes for biking along Route 66 and Milton from Flagstaff Ranch Road (near Woody Mt) to Switzer Canyon. See details here. While these lanes are not specifically signed for cycling, and are a little narrower than standard bike lanes, they give cyclist a better margin of safety and more recognition on the road, reports

Take the new Transportation Survey!

Take the new transportation survey and checkout the results from the first survey at ww.flagstaffpathways.org (http://www.flagstaffpathways.org/ ). Our first Flagstaff Pathways transportation survey invited the community to tell us what they think about major transportation issues and priorities. The new second survey will gather more specific information and build on the results of the first survey and other community input so far. Take a few moments to complete the new

Urge Senator McCain to Support the National Bike Bill

News Flash! A bill to recognize the importance of bicycling in transportation and recreation is up for vote in the Senate. Contact Senator McCain on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Take Action Now! It’s super quick! The “National Bike Bill”, passed by the House in May, is scheduled to be considered by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, this Thursday, July 31, 2008, at 10 am.