Ahwatukee bike shop Cactus Bike, Landis Cyclery, Trek Bicycles of West Phoenix and Bicycles of Phoenix have collaborated together on a free bicycling app. The app, called My City Bikes, was designed to help make a positive change in the health and well-being of Valley residents.
The W.P. Carey School of Business’ February housing report reveals that new home sales are showing the largest percentage price increase in all three measures over the last year for the greater Phoenix area.
As the news broke that the budget for the city of Phoenix would not be as large as officials had hoped, citizens gathered Tuesday morning at a “Coffee with the Mayor” event at The Farm at South Mountain near 32nd Street and Southern Avenue to express their concerns and ask questions of Mayor Greg Stanton and District 8 Councilwoman Kate Gallego.
What if the freeway you travel on everyday was shut down because it was no longer safe to use? What if your daily commute doubled or tripled due to indefinite delays in transportation infrastructure? Or, your car was routinely damaged due to severe potholes from roads that weren’t repaired?
Ahwatukee letter carriers say they’re going into overtime and customer service is getting worse since the post office has asked them to park their vehicles and walk the streets to deliver mail, but officials with the United States Postal Service (USPS) say the changes are meant to increase efficiency and safety for the carriers.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) used its public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Study (DEIS) of the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway to ask the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to conduct more tests and release more information to the community as a supplemental DEIS.
Some commuters in the Phoenix metropolitan area are able to take advantage of less congested rush-hour travel in the more than 175 miles of HOV lanes within the Valley freeway system. While any vehicle with two or more occupants can be in the lanes, some vehicles are allowed to use HOV lanes with just one occupant.
Recently deciding to collaborate with Canon in a Digital University partnership is just one of the steps Arizona State University is taking to maintain its goals to achieve higher sustainability. Implementing “Sustainable Printing” has decreased its number of printers by 32 percent, but is still easily accessible for students.
Something needs to be done about the bicyclists on Pecos Road. They are creating hazardous situations for themselves and drivers. Recently, I was heading west on Pecos as I normally do. This time there was a van in the right-hand lane and I was in the left-hand lane. The van slowed down and made a right on to 17th Street. Just then, a bicyclist darted across Pecos Road, I swerved to avoid him, coming within 3 feet and doing 50 mph. Thank goodness there were clouds this evening because the sun is normally in my eyes at this time. Sometimes these folks are in packs of 15 to 20 bikes. And not staying on the shoulder in the bike lane, but riding in the car lane.
Parents and children will once again begin their daily commutes to and from school, as more than 1 million kids will soon head back or have already started back to school. Therefore, to keep kids safer during this busy time of year, AAA would like to offer some helpful reminders for both parents and children.
A recent letter by Michael McLaughlin could be described as “My Mind is Made up, Don’t Confuse me with Facts.” In response, let me just say that: (1) Most adult bicyclists also drive so, yes, most of us have auto, homeowners/renters (liability) and, if working or retired, medical insurance.
Read your article in the June 27 Ahwatukee Foothills News (“Taking the middle road in the vicious ‘cycle’”). Very good article but I personally have several pet peeves about bicyclists demanding the motorists share the road equally with them.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald