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
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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.
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
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 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
Flagstaff Bike Month, throughout May of 2021, will be less event-intensive and more virtual than previous year’s Bike to Work and School Week has been in order to help our community continue to climb out of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are finalizing details and will post full details early next week.
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
Join us for our 18th year promoting Flagstaff Bike to Work & School Week! We have tons of fun events and activities throughout the week! Log your rides each day and you could win fabulous prizes. Ride all of our 5 Days of Biking Challenge or participate in the Worksite Challenge and you could win even fabulouser prizes! 5 Days of Biking Challenge. Win prizes for every day you commute or
Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class – 5:30 – 7:00pm Commuter safety presentation. Adult-focused. This short class is an easy way to become more confident and ride more safely in traffic. Martin and Kim are both League of American Bicyclist Certified Instructors, and there training, expertise and experience will help you to be a better rider. Leaf Room – Flagstaff Police Department, 911 E. Sawmill Rd., Wednesday, May 23rd, 5:30 –