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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

Bike to Work Week Wrap-up and Worksite Challenge Winners!

Hey Flagstaff Bike Commuters!! Some stats for last week! Almost 1700 people rode to work  and school throughout Bike to Work Week and logged their commutes or were recorded at school bike racks. This includes 780 kids and 907 adults. Those people made nearly 5000 trips by bike! We rode just shy of 20,000 miles! The amount of extra fun had by all of us riding instead of driving is

Friday is Bike to Beer Day!

Hey Flagstaff Bike Commuters!! You’ve all ridden hard and those of you who are of age deserve a refreshing adult beverage! Fun stuff to ride your bike to today: Join us at Bike to Beer, New Belgium Cruiser Raffle @ the Tinderbox Annex (next to the Tinderbox Kitchen), 34 South San Francisco, 5pm –7pm, Winner will be picked at 6:30 pm. Join us for drink specials, games and more… You could be

Thursday Bike to Work Week Update!

Hey Flagstaff Bike Commuters!! I bet we’re all glad the wind died down! Fun stuff to ride your bike to today: Lowell Observatory “Mars Hill Challenge Ride” As a regular BTWW work site participant, Lowell Observatory is sponsoring the “Mars Hill Challenge Ride” as one of this year’s BTWW scheduled events. On Thursday, June 7th, anytime between 9:00am and 5:00pm, we challenge local cyclists to bike up Mars Hill to

Bike to Work Week Wednesday update and Raffle Winners

Hey Flagstaff Bike Commuters!! Yesterday nearly 800 kids rode their bicycles to school for Bike to School Day! The winner in the Over 400 students category is DiMiguel with 44% participation and 231 riders. 2nd place and an honorable mention to Marshal with 202 riders and 34% participation The winner in the 200-400 students category is Pine Forest with 18% participation and 40 riders. Mountain School won the under 200

Tuesday Bike to Work Week Update!

Hey Flagstaff Bike Commuters!! Yesterday we got our official Proclamation from the City of Flagstaff and Mayor Sara Presler with a bunch of “where-as”  declaring this FLAGSTAFF BIKE TO WORK WEEK! We had a great bunch of folks attend the Kick-off ride and we honored Elson Miles with a brick at Heritage Square in recognition of his many and varied contributions to Flagstaff’s cycling culture. Today has been Bike to

Tuesday is Bike to School Day!!

Log your ride to school here! Win a FREE Kindle Fire just by riding your bike on Bike to School Day. Coconino High School and Flagstaff High Schools only! One winner per school. Don’t forget to log your commute to be eligible. Student Awards The Golden Sprocket trophies will be awarded to the winning schools. FBO encourages parents, teachers, and administrators to support and encourage (or accompany) students to bike

The 2012 Bike to Work Week Worksite Challenge goes live at midnight tonight, Monday, June 3rd

The Worksite Challenge begins at 0:00 am Sunday night/Monday morning! Click here to log your commute! Not only can you win fabulous raffle prizes each day that you log in, and not only does this potentially help your Worksite to win a free Specialized Globe  Haul 1 or KHS Urban X commuter bike, but your logged miles help us to demonstrate the need for more bike lanes and Urban Trails!

HELP SPREAD THE WORD! FLAGSTAFF BIKE TO WORK WEEK STARTS TOMORROW, SUNDAY, JUNE 3RD!

Hey Flagstaff bicyclists, we need your help! We need you to be an ambassador for cycling during Bike to Work Week! You know how much fun it is to ride a bike, and we need you to get your coworkers to try it out. It’s easy to get involved, and everyone who participates is eligible to win prizes. Register your workplace in the Worksite Challenge. (It’s free!) Download or pick