Tag "safety"

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

Volunteers needed for Bicycle Rodeo!

FBO will present a Bicycle Rodeo to the third and fourth grade of Kinsey Elementary on Wednesday, September 24th.  We are looking for volunteers from 9:30am-2pm.  This is a great opportunity to teach children the rules of the road and to educate them about the importance of wearing a helmet.  They leave with new knowledge (and go home and tell their parents!) and you leave knowing you made a difference! 

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

"For Pete’s Sake" Bicycle Safety Awareness Ride

  On Labor Day Monday, cyclists from around Arizona will join the Verde Valley Cyclists in a ride to honor their close friend Pete Bennett and all fallen riders.  The ride’s intention is to make a visual statement against the carnage taking place on our streets. It is a chance to mourn those who have been killed. The ride hopes to raise   awareness of bicycle safety and “Share the Road”,

Trail etiquette refresher

Biking, hiking and equestrian season is in full swing and the trails are getting more crowded, especially popular areas like Schultz Creek. Here in the Flagstaff area, we are very fortunate to have such an extensive network of trails open to bicycles. Along with that privilege comes the responsibility to behave appropriately and avoid hurting or offending others we meet on the trail. A bit of trail etiquette and good