Tag "recreation"

Vote NOW for the Ft. Tuthill Bike Park to win a $30,000 Grant!!

WE NEED YOU TO VOTE NOW! Share this link with everyone you’ve ever met, have your mom’s Facebook friends vote, bug random strangers on the street to vote on their smart phones, pester your coworkers, whoever you can think of! It only takes a minute, doesn’t cost a thing, and everyone will benefit from this free-to-the-public facility! Be sure to reply to the confirmation email you’ll be sent or your

VOTE April 7-20! The Ft. Tuthill Bike Park has been chosen as a finalist for an IMBA Bell Built Grant!

The Ft. Tuthill Bike Park has been chosen as a finalist for an IMBA Bell Built Grant! We applied for a $30,000 grant to build the intermediate and beginner flow trails at the new Ft. Tuthill Bike Park and we were chosen as finalists! NOW WE NEED YOUR HELP! Between April 7th and April 20th, we will need you to vote for our project! Click this link to vote. (Link

Huge Flagstaff District Recreation and Trails Planning! Meeting attendance and comment letters needed!

The Flagstaff Ranger District has just released the Mount Elden Dry Lake Hills Recreation Planning Proposed Action! (MEDL) This is a project that we have been pushing for for over a decade! The Proposed Action, which is the first fully public stage of the NEPA, (National Environmental Policy Act), planning includes: New trails Dedicated Class 4, (similar to Flagstaff Urban Trail), alignment of the Flagstaff Loop Trail from the Elden

Bike to Work Week Starts Sunday!

Bike to Work Week Starts Sunday! Join us in celebrating the importance of cycling to Flagstaff~! The Bike Bazaar is from 8:00 until noon on Sunday at Heritage Square! 8am – noon 11th Annual Human-Powered Parade (Prizes will be awarded). Bike & Gear Swap Check for availability day of. $10 Helmets for kids Mountain Lion – Bike / Bus Demonstration “Fender Blender” Smoothies Iron-on Transfer Station! Bring your favorite garment to get


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

IMPORTANT!!! Please help keep the Recreational Trails, Safe Route to School and Transportation Enhancement Programs funded!!

The Congress and Senate are drafting a transportation bill right now that would potentially cut the Recreational Trails, Safe Routes to School and Transportation Enhancement Programs. These programs fund things right here in Flagstaff like the Flagstaff Urban Trail System, the Safe Kids Bicycle Rodeo Program and various other recreational trails projects on the Coconino National Forest. Please click here and submit the form letter that is provided, courtesy of

Doney Park Multi-Modal Plan Open House

Coconino County and the Arizona Department of Transportation are hosting a public open house on Thursday, April 28, 2011 for review and comment on the multimodal transportation plan for Doney Park.  The open house will be held from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Summit Fire District Station 31 at 6425 North Cosnino Road. The plan will consider pedestrian, bicycle, automobile, and public transit needs, with an emphasis on pedestrian and

Doney Park Multi Modal Transportation Study Open House- September 30th

Hey Doney Park, Timberline and other north-east Flagstaff neighborhood cyclists! Please attend the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Multi-Modal Study Open House to be held September 30th, 5:30-7:00 pm at Cromer Elementary School 7150 E. Silver Saddle Road. A consultant for ADOT will be seeking feedback on what you would like to see for trails, paths, bike lanes, etc. in the greater Doney Park area. More feedback is better in these

Deadline Extended!! Please Comment on the Walnut Canyon Study!

Flagstaff Biking Organization is urging all of Flagstaff’s cyclists to comment on the Walnut Canyon Study. This study, in part, is to determine the suitability of the Walnut Canyon area for expansion of the Walnut Canyon National Monument. Expansion of the Monument would be problematic at best for mountain biking on the Arizona Trail, Flagstaff Loop Trail and the Campbell Mesa Trails. Please use the information below to let decision

Bike to School Day Rocks!

Check out this photo of the bike rack at Marshall Elementary! 619 kids rode their bikes to school today throughout Flagstaff!!! Final Golden Sprocket tallies are still pending: stay tuned. Bike-to-Potluck and Student Film Showing tonight! Bike to Potluck at Thorpe Park’s Ramada starting around 5pm And immediately to follow… Student Film Fest and Awards! 7pm We will move to the Adult Center at Thorpe Park for dessert and to