Friday, April 27, 2012

This Week in Tucson Bicycling

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 7:37 AM

View 2011 Bike Count: Top locations in a larger map

Slightly more cyclists were counted in Tucson during the 2011 bike count. Find out how many more were counted and other interesting details about the count.

Tucson lacks a national reputation for bicycle friendliness. See why.

Tour of the Tucson Mountains, the companion ride to the El Tour de Tucson that has been going on for 26 years will cease to exist after this weekend. Find out why the organizers decided to pull the plug on the ride.

More kids are riding their bikes in the Menlo Park neighborhood because of David Walker. Find out what he is doing to get kids on bikes.

Meet Susan who rides her recumbent thousands of miles ever year. See just how many miles she rides. Hint: It's more than 10,000.

The City of Tucson restarted the hiring process for a Transportation Director after the first didn't yield a candidate. This time around they are focusing on alternate transportation. See what the hiring brochure says about bikes and pedestrians.

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