Road Bike Advocacy

Flagstaff Biking Organization’s Comments to City Staff and Council on the Draft Active Transportation Master Plan

Here are FBO’s comments submitted to the City of Flagstaff on the Draft Active Transportation Master Plan: https://flagstaffbiking.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/FBO-ATMP-Comments-1.pdf Nov 19, 2021 City Staff, Mayor, Vice Mayor, and Council- We are writing today to provide feedback on the city’s Active Transportation Master Plan (ATMP). We commend the city on the installation of Flagstaff’s first protected bike lanes this fall. We have already heard positive feedback from the cycling community and have

Comment now on the City of Flagstaff’s Draft Active Transportation Master Plan!

The Active Transportation Master Plan is the most important bicycle infrastructure plan for Flagstaff ever! All of the links and info you need are below, but please make an effort to learn about it and stress to City representatives and staff that this is important to you! Upon initial review by Flagstaff Biking Organization, it is apparent that, although there is lots to love in the Draft, bicycling, (and pedestrian),

NOAZ Signs and Mountain Line partner to help spread cycling safety message

We have partnered with Mountain Line and NOAZ Signs to create and install signage on seven buses to spread messaging about distracted driving, bicyclists’ place in the road way, and the real consequences of dangerous driving. NOAZ Signs donated the printing for seven 44″ x 21″ signs at no charge. Mountain Line donated the space on the back of seven buses for free as well. Flagstaff Biking Organization volunteers created

URGENT-Please write and attend (online)! City Council Work Session to Discuss Accelerating Bike Infrastructure this Tuesday June, 22

Please call in on Tuesday and urge the Council to take bold action to implement bike infrastructure now! This coming Tuesday’s City Council Work Session will be actually discussing accelerating Bike/ped infrastructure in response to Scott Heinsius’ petition. This is a substantial action, and the Council needs to hear from you in support! This is the time for you to speak out! What you need to do: Read the info

Please write the Flagstaff City Council and let them know that you support expediting cycling infrastructure improvements

Even if you have already signed the FLG Bike Party petition to the Flagstaff City Council, you should write the Council and Mayor and reiterate your concerns. You can email your comments all of the Council members and Mayor at council@flagstaffaz.gov . Your emailed comments become part of the public record. The Council seems to respond to an issue if they receive a significant number of letters on the issue.

URGENT! Please sign FLG Bike Party’s Petition ASAP! Deadline TOMORROW June 9th, noon

FLG Bike Party has put together a petition asking the Flagstaff City Council to prioritize funding cycling infrastructure. Although there is some groundwork in place that should greatly benefit cycling, walking and transit, (Proposition 419, and the Flagstaff Active Transportation Master Plan), FLG Bike Party, and Flagstaff Biking Organization, feel that these plans come up short and are a little too little, a little too late. The unfortunate tragedy of

In solidarity with FLG Bike Party, and every cyclist

This year’s Flagstaff Bike Month has come to a much more bitter than sweet end. On Friday, May 28th, a tow-truck driver ran the red light west-bound on Butler at Beaver and hit six cyclists who were participating in the FLG Bike Party ride, a fun gathering of some cycling friends. One rider, Joanna Wheaton, was killed, and the five others suffered injuries. Four are still hospitalized. We are enraged,

Virtual Bike Safety Classes, May 4th and 12th

Virtual Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Classes FREE! Commuter safety presentation. Adult-focused. Martin Ince and Kim Austin, both League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors, will be teaching two free live online Savvy Cyclist classes on how to feel safer riding in traffic and be a better cyclist. These will be on Tuesday May 4th at noon, and Wednesday May 12th at 6:00 pm. Tuesday May 4th at noon Details coming soon

2020 Flagstaff Bike to Work & School Week – CANCELLED

The Board of Flagstaff Biking Organization regret that we will not be able to promote the 2020 Flagstaff Bike to Work and School Week this May. In light of the uncertainties presented by the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we are not comfortable proceeding with the event.  Most Bike to Work and School Week Events depend upon close contact with others: The Bike Bazaar and Swap, Ice Cream Social, Bike