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Phil Sarnoff’s Presentation on Provo’s Path to a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community

Phil Sarnoff, executive director of Bike Utah, came to our June 2019 meeting to present on steps Provo can take to help reach gold-level status as a Bicycle Friendly Community. Be sure to take a few minutes to check out the presentation here. You can also view the livestreamed video of the meeting below: A […]

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Mayor Kaufusi Presents at Move Utah Summit

On September 26, 2018 Mayor Kaufusi sat on a panel of mayors and county comissioners that talked about their successes in promoting active transportation. Mayor Kaufusi showed this great video about UVX. Kaufusi noted that UVX ridership has increased by 400% since BYU’s fall semester started. Over 9,000 people rode it to the BYU football […]

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Golden Spoke Winter Bicycle Commuter Award (Courtesy of Canyon Bicycles)

Austin Taylor Provo Bicycle Committee For the past six years, Provo Bicycle Committee has been recognizing outstanding bicycle commuters for their contributions to Provo by awarding the Golden Spoke Award. We believe in cycling as an effective and sustainable form of transportation that can help create a cleaner, healthier, and safer society. Two years ago, […]

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Provo Bike Month 2017

Celebrate the Many Reasons We Ride May 2017 is going to be the best Bike Month yet! Check out some of the incredible events planned by Provo City, the Provo Bicycle Collective, the Provo Bicycle Committee, and other organizations. Plus, keep watching the blog (and this page) for Bike Month updates. Provo Bike Challenge Monday, […]

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Highlights from the 2017 Utah Bicycle Summit

On March 14, over a half dozen bicycle enthusiasts and city officials from Provo attended this year’s summit at the Marriott Ogden Courtyard, a short ride from the Ogden Frontrunner Station. The highlight of the summit was without question hearing from our own one and only Mayor John Curtis, a true bicycle enthusiast. Here are what […]

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UDOT Brings Buffered Bike Lanes to North University Avenue and Beyond

by Aaron Skabelund, Provo Bicycle Committee Chair Late last fall, UDOT dramatically transformed North University Avenue by installing bike lanes—almost of all buffered—from 700 North to 5200 North, where they connect to the Provo River Trail on the north end of the Riverwoods near the mouth of Provo Canyon. Here is what they look like […]

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Provo Awarded Silver Recognition from League of American Cyclists

by Aaron Skabelund, Provo Bicycle Committee Chair This month, the League of American Bicyclists announced that Provo has improved its ranking as a Bicycle Friendly Community to silver up from bronze, which we achieved four years ago. Of the 103 communities recognized in this round, Provo was just one of four to move up in rank. […]

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Provo Bicycle Committee Recognized with Local Advocacy Award

Congratulations to the Provo Bicycle Committee! This dedicated group was recently recognized for their tireless efforts with the 2016 Local Advocacy Award from Bike Utah. A delegate from the committee received the award on behalf of the group, including current chair Aaron Skabelund and former chair Zac Whitmore. If you’re a part of the committee, […]

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Provo Applies to Renew Status as Bicycle-Friendly City (And This Time, We’re Going for the Gold!)

  Provo Bicycle Committee Chair, Aaron Skabelund, recently submitted the Bicycle-Friendly Community application to the League of American Bicyclists. A BIG THANKS to the dozens of folks in the Committee who helped prepare the application during and outside of our monthly meetings since the beginning of the year, and a BIGGER THANKS to them and others […]

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Check Out These Rad New Provo Bike Lanes (and More to Come!)

By Aaron Skabelund, Provo Bicycle Committee Chair Every summer and fall, when Provo City Public Works performs work on roads, city engineers seek to implement recommendations for bicycle lanes called for by the Bicycle Master Plan, adopted by the city council in 2014. Although the bicycling community would like change to happen even faster and […]