A new supplemental Tucson bike map released yesterday aims to highlight city...
I posted a while back about safety concerns at Saguaro National Park East and a ride the park was organizing. Here is the pertinent info: Paul Austin, the Rincon Mountain district ranger is also working with GABA and Bike Ambassadors to organize a ride though the park on April 10, 2010. The Saguaro National Park [...]
According to several TucsonVelo readers, Tucson Police Department officers have been targeting at least two intersections in Tucson. You’ll remember the TucsonVelo reader who got a ticket for not stopping at the sign on the north side of the Fourth Avenue underpass and was told officers were targeting that intersection. Another TucsonVelo reader received a [...]
Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. California Bicycle Museum, Bicycling Hall of Fame join forces China rediscovers biking through alleycat racing David Cameron should be applauded for his topless bike ride to work Stationary bikes: Sheriff Joe Rolls Out Pedal-for-TV Program Space used per transportation mode in NYC Simitian wants hands-free [...]
The new photos were taken at Malibu Yogurt, the UA commuter station and Antigone Books.
On a day that saw Tucson ranked the ninth friendliest bike city, the City Council heard about what Tucson needs to do to become a League of American Cyclists platinum bicycle friendly community. City of Tucson Department of Transportation director Jim Glock and Tucson’s bicycle and pedestrian coordinator Tom Thivener presented the council with information [...]
Check out the great Tucson Bike Beautiful video promoting their event on April 18. There really is too much great stuff going on that day. More info here.
I’ve added a few more images to the “Bike 2 Work Week” gallery. I plan on adding news ones each day. The newest ones will be first and today’s images came from Xoom juice downtown, Cereal Boxx and the Sunflower Market on First Avenue and Limberlost. TucsonVelo reader commented yesterday that there was a lack [...]
This article just came across KOLD’s site. TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Tucson police say a man riding a bicycle was killed Monday night after colliding with a train. The accident occurred just after 10 p.m. near downtown Tucson. Traffic investigators said the train was traveling westbound, the crossing arms were in the down position and [...]
Thanks to local businesses and the City of Tucson’s “Bike 2 Work Week” Tucson cyclists were fed, stretched and equipped with bottles and patch kits on Monday. Kenneth Armstrong stopped at Time Market on his commute into the University of Arizona for a mini breakfast burrito. He said he liked that the city puts on [...]
Update: I received an email from Bicycling Magazine’s press people, which included the criteria they used to select the bike-friendly cities. The magazine compiles this list only every other year, to give cities time to address challenges with their infrastructure, and this year Tucson came in at number 9. Criteria that goes into developing the [...]
Post any interesting links you find in the comment section. One-of-a-kind bike takes its final spin in Asheville Fundraising for Ogden velodrome begins with 100-mile bike tour Apparently, Everyone Loves a Unicycle Q.&A.: Transportation Secretary on Biking, Walking and ‘What Americans Want’ Growing Up and Growing Old Biking in San Francisco Why Don’t More Women [...]
It has been a while since I have been on the Aviation path, but Sunday to kill some time before the start of the Bike Fest downtown Tucson ride, we rode over the Snake and Basket Bridges. Normally when you come back toward the Fourth Avenue area, you have to cut through the Iron Horse [...]