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ACTION ALERT—Support the BYU Music Building

BikeWalk Provo members, we need you to speak up, either by email or during the Provo City Planning Commission meeting next Wednesday evening. BYU has announced the construction of a new music building on the corner of 900 E and 1100 N, southeast of its law school. The building will be used primarily for instruction and student performances. It […]

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A New Vision for 300 West and How You Can Help

We have a vision for a new 300 West: a low-stress bicycle boulevard that connects people on bike and foot with UTA’s Provo Central station, Amtrak, Franklin neighborhood, Provo City Hall, downtown, Timp neighborhood, Provo Rec Center, IHC’s Utah Valley Hospital, Provo River Trail, and so much more. To bring it about, we will be […]

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Funding Safe Street Design

According to US Census Bureau, about 15% of all trips to work and school in Provo are done on foot or on bike–the highest percentage in the state by far (the average is 4%). However, our streets are designed primarily for the rapid flow of motor vehicles. Provo needs safe streets designed for people–adults and children, […]

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The Decision to Fund Bulldog Boulevard Improvements is Down to the Wire!

A month or two ago, we told you about the major improvements that were being planned for Bulldog Boulevard. These improvements would dramatically improve safety for a road that is seven times more deadly than average, beautify this ugly street, and, as council member Dave Sewell put it, save lives. However, those improvements may not […]

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Help Downtown Neighbors Advocate for Safer 500 West Intersections

We need your help this week. Please come to the 500 W Public Hearing. Wednesday, October 11th. 5-7pm at Provo High School. UDOT is currently planning a redesign for 500 West. We’re delighted about the new bicycle lanes that will go from Center St. to Bulldog Blvd. as well as the historic lighting, and the […]

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Provo Bicycle Survey: 3 Minutes to Help the League of American Cyclists Review Provo

The Provo Bicycle Committee has applied to renew Provo’s status as a Bicycle-Friendly City. Now, the League of American Cyclists wants to hear from YOU! Please take 3 minutes to complete this quick online survey. Your responses will help provide context as the League is making its award-level decision and will also provide data that will be […]

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ACTION ALERT: Please Share Your Bike / Ped Concerns on the 820 North Survey by This Friday

Please take this survey (only about 15 mins) to help our local government know how passionately Provo feels about adequate bicycle and pedestrian access as roads are re-built. The survey will ask you to rank concerns (including bike and ped safety) about several future road projects. You’ll also get to look at several renderings of […]

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South County Active Transportation Plan Public Meeting Tomorrow

Please consider attending this public meeting to learn about the future of biking in cities to the South of Provo. Although they aren’t discussing Provo in general, this would be a good place to give input if you want to talk about connecting trails and lanes between our cities or any south projects you may […]

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Why UTA Needs to Do Something About the Provo FrontRunner Ped / Bike Overpass Now

Marooned at the Provo FrontRunner Station, People Are Climbing Over Freight Trains and Jumping Onto the Tracks…Here’s How This Dangerous Problem Can Be Fixed Anyone that uses the Provo FrontRunner station regularly is aware of this problem: freight trains regularly sit on the tracks, blocking every North / South intersection that could be used to […]

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ACTION ALERT: Please Talk to UTA TODAY!

Here are three things we learned from  yesterday’s UTA open house regarding Prop 1: UTA reps were surprised that very few people from Provo showed up. (There was a lot going on politically that particular night, but they aren’t connected to that). They noted that, in contrast, Lehi packed the house. Reps said they hadn’t […]