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BikeWalk Provo Walking and Biking Video Tours are Live!

In 2020, we launched our “world-famous” walking tour of Provo and our biking tour to show Provo City employees and politicians as well as residents the good and bad urban design present in greater downtown Provo. This year, we connected with BYU professors in the civil engineering and urban planning programs to take their students […]

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Provo City and BikeWalk Provo Conduct Bike and Walk Count

In early September, Provo City joined other communities around the US to count people biking and walking as part of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project. The goal of the project is to provide estimates of people biking and walking in a certain area as well as track changes over time. We hope to […]

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Comments on 2019 Move Utah Summit

UDOT’s Move Utah program hosts an annual summit to talk about getting more people walking and biking. This year we asked Scott Shea–former Provo resident–to share his thoughts about the event. Check out his thoughts below: “What would you put in the community of your dreams?  Would it be safe, clean, friendly, and active? Ultimately, […]

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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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Community Applauds New Lanes on 500 West

People who bicycle are praising the new bike lanes on 500 West, which were installed early this month. The lanes run from 300 South to the new Lakeview Parkway (road and more importantly, trail), a distance of 1.6 miles. They provide folks in the southwest neighborhoods a safe route into central Provo (though not quite […]

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Complete Street Celebration: Sneak Peek

What do raised intersections, painted crosswalks, buffered bicycle lanes, signage, and bulb outs have to do with creating a safer street? Find out for yourself by taking a look at the temporary 500 North Pilot Project, organized by neighborhood volunteers. The project will be up for a couple weeks (although the paint is freshest now!) […]

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What were Provo Police, Neighbors, the Bicycle Committee, and People From All Over Provo Doing with Dozens of Cans of Paint at 2 a.m. on Friday?

You may have noticed something unusual on 500 North this Friday night. Neighbors, police officers, city employees, the Provo Bicycle Committee, and people from all over the city joined together to paint the town. Literally. What’s the deal with all the fresh paint (and bales of hay)? We’re running a pilot project to make 500 […]

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Help Us Re-Imagine 500 N!

500 N will look different on the morning of Saturday, July 29th. That transformation will be the result of a neighborhood experiment, funded by a state grant and supported by the city, to model a street safer for people to get to the Recreation Center, North Park, Timpanogos Elementary School, the Library, and other destinations. […]