Bike stores: Grid program will involve public in biking but evades infrastructure problems

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The Grid Bike Share program is scheduled to go live in Phoenix in late April, expanding to Tempe and Mesa throughout the year. While store owners expect it will increase public involvement in bicycling, many are still concerned about the infrastructure of Phoenix’s streets. Read story

Central City Village Planning Committee supports initiative to improve street dynamics

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The Central City Village Planning Committee voted to support the Complete Streets Policy Initiative at its first meeting of the year Monday. Read story

Hotel Palomar to launch bicycle rental program, downtown bike maps Sunday

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The Hotel Palomar aims to help its guests better explore Phoenix with the launch of its bicycle-rental program and pocket square bike maps during a debut party Sunday, which will also include free bike tune-ups and a community ride. Read story

Community celebrates inaugural art, bike event downtown

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Bicyclists, artists and downtown Phoenix residents gathered Friday night for the inaugural Pedal Craft Phoenix bicycling event. Read story

Possible bike lane extensions among topics at annual bike summit

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The second annual Bicycle Summit of Phoenix met Saturday at the Burton Barr Central Library in downtown, discussing issues, ideas and solutions in the biking community. Read story

Phoenix bicyclists gear up to encourage safety awareness

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In a city driven by car culture, the efforts and messages of bicyclists, city planners and the Department of Transportation all intersect on one subject: safety. Read story

Phoenix bike summit provides opportunity for bicyclists and officials to discuss safety

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Phoenix bicyclists met with city officials in an annual bike summit hosted by the city’s Street Transportation Department Saturday to discuss issues that could increase the safety of local bicyclists. Read story

Phoenix Council discusses ways to make city more bicycle-friendly

A Phoenix city council subcommittee dedicated to bicycle-related issues and events met for their monthly meeting Thursday to discuss options that could promote bicycling. Read story