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Free Savvy Cyclist Class! Tuesday, May 24th, East Flagstaff Community Library

Do you feel like you could use come more confidence when riding with traffic? Are you interested in becoming a better rider for getting around town? The City of Flagstaff in partnership with Flagstaff Biking Organization and Flagstaff Medical Center is presenting this opportunity for training, offered by League of American Bicyclists certified instructor, for free! Tuesday, May 24th – 5pm – 6pm, East Flagstaff Community Library,

FREE Smart Cycling Courses, April 15th and 16th

Do you feel like you could use come more confidence when riding with traffic? Are you interested in becoming a better rider for getting around town? The City of Flagstaff is presenting these two opportunities for training, offered by League of American Bicyclists certified instructors, for free! Friday, April 15th – 5pm – 8pm, Montoya Center – 245 N. Thorpe Rd. Saturday, April 16th – 8am – 12pm, Sawmill Police

2040 Regional Transportation Planning Effort Starts Now!

Submit your input through this online survey: Click here! From David Wessel, Project Manager Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization 928.213-2650; dwessel@flagstaffaz.gov   BLUEPRINT 2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING EFFORT KICKS-OFF   (FLAGSTAFF) Over the next year, Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization (FMPO) will be updating the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). The Blueprint 2040 process will identify the transportation investments needed to support the land use and economic development goals set forth in the

You don’t need to be cited to participate in the Flagstaff Bicycle Safety and Diversion Class

In 2013 Flagstaff Biking Organization sent FBO Board member and Flagstaff Police Officer Dave Needham to the League of American Bicyclist four day League Cycling Instructor class. During this class Dave learned of safety and diversion classes that other communities in Arizona had created for cyclists. Dave learned that in Tucson for example, if a cyclist received a traffic ticket for running a stop sign they could attend a safety/diversion

League of America Bicyclists Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class -Flagstaff Bike to Work Week

Savvy Cyclist Bike Safety Class Flagstaff Medical Center — Tuesday, May 19th, McGee Auditorium. 6:30 – 7:30pm Taught by League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructor, Martin Ince and FBO Board Member Dave Needham. Do you feel timid in traffic? Are you not sure where you should be when riding in the street? Do you want to feel safer and better equipped for your commute to work or on your road

Guest post from Flagstaff City Manager Kevin Burke on City Prop 406- Road Repair and Street Safety

Flagstaff has over 660 lane miles of roads — many of them in declining condition with potholes and other problems. Safe streets connect people to work, doctors’ offices, grocery stores; places that are vital to everyone’s well being. Safe roads help everyone – including transit riders, bicyclists and pedestrians. The Flagstaff City Council is asking voters to decide on a city sales tax dedicated for road repair and street safety.

Guest post from Supervisor Matt Ryan on Prop 403, County Initiative for Road Maintenance Sales Tax

“All Modes Use Roads!” Prop 403 is the County Initiative for Road Maintenance Sales Tax. I say “All Modes Use Roads!!!” and they provide great cycling opportunities with the ability to shift in the city from bike to bus, road to trail; and outside the city from vehicle to trail, and/or longer rides such as from your home to Mormon Lake, or perhaps Clints Well on Lake Mary Road or

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


It is imperative that everyone go here and use the form to contact his or her Representative in the House to urge him or her to oppose this legislation! Basically this bill would do much harm to programs that benefit cycling like: -Make Transportation Enhancement optional (much of the Flagstaff Urban Trail System has been built with this funding). -Repeal the Safe Routes to School program (our partnership with Coconino

City Council set to review and decide on new bicycle ordinances. Please attend!!

PLEASE MAKE AN EFFORT TO ATTEND THIS MEETING AND SHOW SUPPORT FOR THESE CHANGES TO THE LOCAL BICYCLE ORDINANCES!! The City Council will be reviewing these new bicycle ordinances at their meeting scheduled for December 6th at City Hall. The proposed revisions have been discussed and reviewed extensively by the Bicycle Advisory Committee for the past several years. On June 3, 2010, the Bicycle Advi…sory Committee unanimously approved a motion