As BikeWalk Provo's communications director, Austin is in charge of communicating our messages to the public. Austin Taylor was director of Provo Bicycle Collective from 2015-2018 and now works for Provo City as its parking and sustainability coordinator. He came to Provo to attend BYU in 2012 and has stayed ever since.
BikeProvo volunteers have created a pathway that connects this route to the King Henry/Centennial/Belmont housing areas. Provo City has painted sharrows along the street. Now it’s time to put up signs to encourage cyclists and drivers to share the road.
Join us as we place “share the road” signage along the new 800 E bikeway in Joaquin, Provo.
We expect the project to take less than an hour, and we’ll ride to a local coffee shop–probably Peace on Earth–for a warm drink afterward.
Meet at the Utah County Historic Courthouse this Saturday, January 26 at 10am and we’ll head over to the 800 E stretch.
Ever noticed how the bike lanes on 500 N end right here–a couple of blocks short of the @provolibrary?
@provocity is considering extending the bike lanes on 500 N from 200 W to 100 E. But we need your help! Please attend this public meeting to voice your support:
Tuesday, January 8, 6:30pm-8pm at the Provo Library
From FastCompany’s “25 simple resolutions you can make to improve your city in 2019” “3. Choose different ways to get around your city. Walk, bike, skateboard, scooter, take public transit, as many times a week as you can.” Check out the full article here: http://bit.ly/2F6c8wr
A giant doughnut could be the key to slowing down cars in front of the Orem Fitness Center.
Painted by a group of volunteers who took to the roads by the Orem Fitness Center on Friday evening with paint and a vision to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists, the temporary traffic calming fixtures like the pink doughnut could be used to make Orem roads safer.
Join us for the Provo Bicycle Committee meeting this Thursday, November 8 at 5pm in the Provo City Community Development Conference Room for a presentation by @mayorkaufusi, project updates, and to get involved in advocacy opportunities.
It’s time to put our money where our mouths are. If you believe increased bike-ability will improve Provo, we need your help. We’re raising $500 to affiliate as a 501c3 nonprofit organization. This will allow us to more easily raise money to fund tactical urbanism projects and hire urbanist speakers to train city employees.
We only need $75 more dollars. Will you give for a bike-friendly Provo?
Active Transportation Tour tomorrow (Saturday) at 9am
Bring your bike and meet at the Provo Central Station (300 W 600 S) for a tour of the city’s bike lanes and pathways. City officials will be there, so this is a good time to use your voice to encourage Provo to build more!
“When the school district asked us to participate in Bike to School Week this year, we went all in. Provo Bicycle Collective originally promised 75 bikes to local elementary schools, but the requests kept coming after that, until we reached 90 bikes.
Why did we promise this? Because every kid deserves a bike. Most of us remember our first bike as a child because it gave us freedom; freedom to explore at the speed of discovery. Every child deserves this feeling.
This week, most of those bikes were given out to children who didn’t already own a bike. To say they were thrilled is an understatement. I’ll let this photo do the talking from here.