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Bike Summit coming to downtown Phoenix on March 18

[Source: City of Phoenix]

Bicycle Summit in downtown PhoenixThe city’s Street Transportation Department will host a free Bicycle Summit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at Burton Barr Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.

 

The summit will include discussions on:

  • Possible projects: Bicycle Boulevard, City of Phoenix Bicycle Plan 2011
    Meetings and events: Bicycle Initiatives Subcommittee, Bicycle to Work 2011, San Tan Wheelie Jam (bicycle festival)
  • Opportunities to improve conditions for bicyclists: 2011 street overlay, tunnels, bridges, paths, bike lanes, etc.
  • Resources: Bicycle Collision Summary, Bicycle Graphic Novel for Children, Maps
  • Possible long-term projects: Connections between Parks and Recreation Department trails and on-street bicycle facilities, road diets to add bike lanes, bicycle corrals and racks.

Residents who ride a bicycle for commuting, athletic training or recreation are invited to attend.

For more information about bicycling in Phoenix, visit phoenix.gov/bicycling.

To reserve a seat at the free event, please contact Joseph Perez, Phoenix bicycle coordinator, at 602-534-9529 or joseph.perez@phoenix.gov.