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September 2018 Newsletter

High fives for cooler weather. Let's roll!

The News

September PSP Meeting  
Bike-friendly cities don't just happen. Join your fellow bike lovers at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 29th.
 Central Phoenix location TBA; will also be streamed live.  
Announcing Bike Valet
We now offer bike valet services! If you're organizing an event or know someone who is, help them welcome bikes to their party. To work a valet, maybe earning concert tickets or other perks, get in touch.
20th Street Improvement Project  
This corridor accesses four grade-separated car-free crossings of SR-51. It had the 4th highest priority in the City of Phoenix Bicycle Master Plan. Find details on the project page, including a Thursday, September 13th, public meeting.
56th Street Corridor Study  
The 56th Street Corridor Study is a community-driven project that will result in a consistent corridor design concept. Find details on the project page, or attend the open house on Wednesday, September 26.
Speak up!
The City of Phoenix is currently running two different surveys on mobility, one with an interactive map. Let them know what you think.
Score One for the Good Guys!
Congrats to our friends at the Urban Phoenix Project, who won an appeal this week on a zoning issue on 5th Street south of Fillmore. Find out more on their Facebook page. Thanks for standing up for walkability, UPP!
There's a New PAC in Town
Welcome and best wishes to the brand-new Phoenix Urban Project Political Action Committee! Their guiding principles align well with ours, and they wasted no time taking aim at a Phoenix council member they feel isn't up to snuff. Hooray for democracy!
Light Rail Projects in Jeopardy
Recent actions by the Phoenix City Council have placed important projects at risk. We urge you to attend a public meeting to find out more or take Valley Metro's survey.

Bike Fun!

Here Comes Biketober! 
October is the start of prime cycling season in Phoenix. Watch our Facebook page for special promotions and outdoor fun. 
Rise & Grind 
Bike buddies old and new meet on Friday mornings for a smile and cup 'o Joe. Location changes weekly.
PARK(ing) Day 2018

Join Phoenix Spokes People On Friday, Sept. 21st, as parking spaces around the globe are temporarily reclaimed for people!


 
Bike Bliss at the Bazaar 
Find your bike bliss on Saturday, October 20th, at the Fourth annual Bike Bazaar. There'll be bike-related clothes, art, jewelry and a bike swap! Vendor info is here.

The Bulletin Board

Where we keep the handy bits of info

Leisure Reading (and Watching)

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