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Photos and Video: Tucson’s first protected bike lane installed

City of Tucson crews installed this region’s first protected bike lane last week. I pedaled over to it yesterday and shot a couple videos riding though the short section of bike lane separated by the bollards we wrote about last week. The section is very short — it spans Sixth Street/St. Mary’s Boulevard from Main Avenue […]

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City will have contractor widen bike lanes on Anklam

Soon cyclists like Andy Suter won’t have to choose between riding in the dirt and hugging the painted line separating the bike lane and the car lane on Anklam Road. Suter said while he appreciates the new pavement, the stretch of road near the entrance to Pima Community College heading east toward the city, is […]

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City carves out space for bikes on West Congress

Cyclists riding east into downtown Tucson on Congress now have their own space on the road. The City of Tucson used stimulus funds to repave the section of Congress between I-10 and Grande. In the process — Tom Thivener, the city’s bicycle and pedestrian program manager — said they did a partial road diet. Before […]

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Bike lanes added to Toole in downtown Tucson

Cyclists riding on the north side of downtown will now have a little more room. Toole Avenue was repaved and the lanes were reconfigured to include bike lanes and shared lane markings along the quarter-mile section from Sixth Avenue to Stone Avenue. Watch the video below to see how it looks. Tom Thivener, the City […]

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More photos from Portland

Yesterday was the first day weekday in Portland and I can see why it is the envy of cyclists everywhere. There were so many people on bikes, it was almost overwhelming. Check out the photos from yesterday. I’ve added captions to them to explain what they are.

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TDOT on Mountain Ave.: ‘The end is near’

“The end is near,” says Fred Felix a Department of Transportation engineer in charge of the Mountain Avenue paving project, Signs appeared yesterday afternoon on Mountain Avenue announcing the dates for the final layer of asphalt. According to Felix, the paving will actually occur on March 17 and 18 with one lane of traffic open […]

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BAC will revisit Mt. Lemmon trailhead

The Mt. Lemmon bicycle trailhead is once again on the the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee’s agenda for their upcoming meeting. Jean Gorman organized a trip to see the other proposed sites in the area to determine if a suitable alternative was available. Also as a consent agenda item, the TPCBAC will consider sending several […]

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Link roundup: March 9

Post any interesting links you’ve found recently in the comments. First schools finish Virtual Bike Race Hitler Youth toured UK by bike Saving Money by Ditching the Car Tweeting Bike Keeps Festival Goers Updated [VIDEO] Google Maps Expands Street View To Boulder’s 360 Miles of Bike Routes Show seeks ‘America’s Worst Driver’ The National Bike […]

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