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Complete Streets Uncategorized Utah State Cycling Issues

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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Bike Advocacy Bike Parking Utah State Cycling Issues

The High Cost of Free Parking

Yesterday Donald Shoup (aka Shoup Dogg) came to the Salt Lake Valley to speak about our current parking issues and how we can solve them. Shoup suggests two main things: Abolish minimum parking requirements Charge the right price for parking He argues that if cities can do these two things, there will be enough parking […]

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Utah State Cycling Issues

Report on 2013 Utah Bike Summit, University of Utah (April 26, 2013)

by Aaron Skabelund, Provo Bicycle Committee Co-Chair After coming away with several ideas from last year’s bike summit that are now becoming a reality, including the creation of a bike skills park in Provo, I was excited to participate in this year’s summit. I was not disappointed. It is a great time to be a […]

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Bike Advocacy Utah State Cycling Issues

BikeUtah Looking for Volunteers

BikeUtah is starting up a Pit Stop Station program which will get more advocates on the ground all around Utah. If you are interested contact the email below. Volunteer Training with Bike Utah Pit Stop Stations: Taking Cycling Advocacy to the Streets – At Bike Utah we are dedicated to promoting safe cycling and we can’t […]

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Bike Advocacy Bike Laws Utah State Cycling Issues

2012 Road Respect Tour Kicks Off

The Road Respect Tour is up and riding for the second year in a row. “What is the Road Respect Tour,” you ask? The Tour is a joint effort between UDOT, Zero Fatalities, BikeUtah, a ton of sponsors, and drivers/riders around the state. The purpose of the Tour is to educate all road users on […]

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Bike Advocacy Bike Laws Bike Media Utah State Cycling Issues

New App from BikeUtah

Ever been riding your bike and wondered if you could take the lane on a particular road, or if the car that just buzzed you could get in trouble for passing too closely? Well guess what there is an app for that. BikeUtah our state wide bicycle advocacy group has put together a great little […]

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Local Biking Events Utah State Cycling Issues

Utah Bike Summit 2012 Tomorrow

Don’t forget that tomorrow is the 2012 Utah Bike Summit: Bike Elevated on May 4 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Union Station (2501 Wall Avenue) in Ogden, UT (short walk from Frontrunner). The summit promises to be an inspiring and informative day bringing Utah’s bicycling community together to improve cycling across the state. […]

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Do You Follow Bike Utah?

Here on BikeProvo we try to keep you informed of all the events and bike projects going on in the valley. But, don’t forget to stay apprised of state issues too. By following Bike Utah you can read about state-wide cycling. Take a look at their website for news on their bicycle advocacy projects, subscribe […]

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Bikes in the News Utah State Cycling Issues

Hey Provo Cyclists, Is That Air You’re Breathing Really Safe?

As winter (sort of) gets underway, this is just a reminder about how important it is for valley cyclists to keep track of air quality. Provo usually has pretty decent air. But, because of the inversion in the valley, on some days we have the worst air in the nation. On these days, residents are […]

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Bike Paths Utah State Cycling Issues

Construction Update From UDOT

photo credit: richardmasoner We recently received the following construction notices from our good friend, and head of all things bicycles at UDOT, Evelyn Tuddenham. Thank you for the heads up Evelyn. Region 1 (801-620-1600), Vic Saunders, Public Involvement Coordinator I-84; Rattlesnake to Howell, eastbound and westbound (Jace Mecham, Nathan Peterson) Region 2 (801-975-4900), Adan Carrillo, Public Involvement Coordinator […]