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FREE Admission to the Tucson Botanical Gardens during Cyclovia Tucson, thanks to The Stonewall Foundation!

Living Streets Alliance is thrilled to announce that as part of Cyclovia Tucson on Sunday, October 30th, admission to the Tucson Botanical Gardens will be free thanks to the generous support of The Stonewall Foundation. Incorporated in 1977, The Stonewall Foundation has been providing annual support to non-profit organizations in Tucson for nearly 40 years, […]

Calling all Artists in the Palo Verde, Miramonte and Garden District Neighborhoods

Living Streets Alliance, in partnership with the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona, invites artists living in the Palo Verde, Miramonte, and Garden District neighborhoods to submit their ideas for creative, engaging activities to present at this year’s fall Cyclovia Tucson on Sunday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Artist stipends are […]

NEW Route Announcement Coming Soon for Fall 2016 Event!

The spring 2016 Cyclovia Tucson route, a brand NEW route, connected more than 25,000 people from the Lost Barrio Shopping District to Himmel Park along 2.5 miles of car-free streets. Despite rainy skies, tens of thousands of people walked, rolled, and strolled through Barrio San Antonio, Miles Neighborhood, and Sam Hughes checking out dozens of […]

Cyclovia’s Spring Fundraiser Kicked Off Monday

Before the next Cyclovia Tucson event on Sunday, April 10, Living Streets Alliance needs to raise $15,000 to help absorb the costs associated with producing the event. To do that, LSA launched a fundraising campaign on Monday, March 21. So far the campaign has reached about 20% of the goal. The campaign will end on […]

Do You Live in One of These Neighborhoods?

Are you a resident of Barrio San Antonio, Miles Neighborhood, Rincon Heights, or Sam Hughes Neighborhood? If you answered yes, we’ve got a favor to ask… Just in case you haven’t already heard, Cyclovia Tucson has a brand new route that includes portions of these neighborhoods. We’re looking for volunteers to fill 3-hour shifts in […]

Join Us for the Official Cyclovia After Party!

Just because the streets have reopened to cars doesn’t mean the fun is over! Join Living Streets Alliance for an official after party bash under the O’Malley’s  tent at O’Malley’s on 4th Avenue from 3pm on. We’ll have live music with Michael P., games, giveaways, plenty of bike parking and food trucks. Cyclovia volunteers — […]

Banner — University Medical Center Presents Another Weekend of “Tucson Tandem” Fun!

BANNER – UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PRESENTS “TUCSON TANDEM” A FULL WEEKEND OF FUN OCTOBER 31ST AND NOVEMBER 1ST WITH VIVA LA LOCAL FOOD FESTIVAL AND CYCLOVIA TUCSON   TUCSON, AZ (September 22nd, 2015) – Taking place Saturday, October 31st with the Heirloom Farmers Markets’ Viva la Local Food Festival and Sunday, November 1st with Living […]

See the Activity Route Map

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Looking for the Cyclovia route map and activities? Look no further, you’ve come to the right place! You can download and print a copy here.

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LIVING STREETS ALLIANCE & HEIRLOOM FARMERS MARKETS PROUDLY ANNOUNCES BANNER UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF “TUCSON TANDEM”   TUCSON, AZ (April 1st, 2015) – Living Streets Alliance and Heirloom Farmers Markets are thrilled to announce the 2015 Presenting Sponsor of the Tucson Tandem weekend: Banner — University Medical Center. Taking place Saturday, April […]

South Tucson Cyclovia Community Meeting

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The next Cyclovia Tucson is just a mere 4 months away and there’s lots of planning and organizing to do. If you’ve ever wanted to get more involved in Tucson’s fastest growing, grassroots-powered event celebrating communities and the streets that connect us all, then come join our Steering Committee meetings. We meet 1-2 times per […]

30,000 Attend Cyclovia on Sunday, Nov. 2nd

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30,000 ATTEND LARGEST CYCLOVIA EVENT EVER UNDER PRACTICALLY PERFECT CONDITIONS   Tucson, AZ (Monday, November 3rd, 2014) – Cloudy skies parted half-way through Tucson’s seventh and largest attended Cyclovia event yesterday, raining down nothing but sunshine and smiles on some 30,000 people who took to the 2.6 mile-long route on skateboards, rollerblades, wheelchairs, bicycles and […]

Thousands Will Explore the City Car-Free This Sunday, Here’s What You Need to Know

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 Tucson, AZ (Wednesday, October 29th, 2014) – This Sunday, November 2nd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., thousands of fun-loving folks from across the region will take part in Tucson’s seventh open streets event – Cyclovia Tucson. The 2.6 mile route will connect Keeling Neighborhood in the north to the Sixth Avenue business district through […]

Download your Cyclovia Posters HERE!

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Posters are ready for you to download and put up in your office, at school, or on your neighborhood bulletin board! Thanks for helping to spread the word! 8 x 11 English 8 x 11 ESPAÑOL 11 x 17 English 11 x 17 ESPAÑOL

CLICK HERE: Cyclovia Tucson November 2nd

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The next Cyclovia Tucson will be held on Sunday, November 2nd from 10 am to 3 pm. Check out the map below and help us spread the word by sharing with your friends! Click here to download or print out the map.

Cyclovia April 6th By the Numbers

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A team of volunteers with Pima Association of Governments – Cyclovia partner for the last five years (!) – conducted over 200 participant surveys at the last Cyclovia on April 6th to get a better idea of travel and spending patterns, as well as a whole host of other data during Tucson’s biggest active transportation […]

Check out the Cyclovia Route Map & Activities

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There are so many activities planned for and in collaboration with Cyclovia this year that we couldn’t fit them all on one map! We’ve condensed the information into a handy document you can print out and carry with you. Plan your own adventure and don’t forget to document it using #Cyclovia on your favorite social media. […]

Cylovia Tucson PSA 2014

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Have you seen this Cyclovia PSA on any local television stations? ¡También hay en español!

Intersection Volunteers Needed!

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Just 3 Hours Makes a BIG Difference… Cyclovia organizers still have a few intersections to fill with volunteers before the big day. Can you spare just three hours on Sunday, April 6th? It couldn’t be easier to sign up and help out. You get to choose your own intersection from the map here. All you […]

Shop at the Food Conspiracy Co-Op, Cyclovia Keeps the Change

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  Throughout the entire month of March, each time you stop and shop at the Food Conspiracy Co-Op, 412 N. Fourth Avenue, be sure to round up your purchase to the nearest dollar. At the end of the month the Co-Op sends the change over to Living Streets Alliance to help us put on Cyclovia […]

April 6th Event Route Map

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Our new route map is ready and you can view it or print it here! Notice some new additions? Thanks to your feedback encouraging a more walkable Cyclovia, we’ve added a pedestrian bypass at 18th Street connecting S. 4th Ave to Convent Ave. Of course, this bypass isn’t just for pedestrians – anyone can use […]

The Rise of Open Streets

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“The Rise of Open Streets” is a short film that examines the open streets movement from myriad perspectives — how it began, how events are run, how they shape people’s perceptions of their streets, and how creating car-free space, even temporarily, benefits people’s lives. And it looks not only at big cities like Los Angeles, but […]

Arizona Daily Star Names Cyclovia Tucson One Of “14 Reasons To Be Excited To Be In Tucson In 2014”

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Tucson, AZ (January 09, 2014) – Readers of Tucson’s Entertainment Guide known as Caliente, were treated to a curated list of the top fourteen reasons to be excited about living in Tucson in 2014. Among the University of Arizona Wildcats Basketball team, the Modern Streetcar and the opening of new eating and drinking establishments in […]

What’s your Cyclovia story?

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Friends of Cyclovia, we need your help! Fundraising is a year-round effort, and as we prepare to submit grants and write funding proposals we find that YOUR stories help bring the JOY of Cyclovia alive on paper. So, send us your stories, memories, snippets of JOY. You can comment below or email us at info@cycloviatucson.org […]

Thank you to all 25,000 who joined us for Cyclovia in April 2013!

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  25,000 people attended Cyclovia in April! View this email in your browser Cyclovia Tucson is a program of Living Streets Alliance. The mission of Living Streets Alliance is to promote healthy communities by empowering people to transform our streets into vibrant places for walking, bicycling, socializing, and play. Thank you to all 25,000 who […]

Print your April 28th Route Maps Now!

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If you like to plan ahead or, like us, are just so excited to see what the new route has to offer, then click on the image below which will take you to a screen where you can download and print out a map. Be warned – there is SO MUCH STUFF going on that […]

Want to get more involved in Cyclovia?

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Volunteer! Your help is needed at an intersection for a half day shift or you can volunteer for pre-event outreach and canvassing opportunities. More than 100 volunteers help us put on a safe, enjoyable Cyclovia for thousands of happy people! To find out more about volunteer opportunities or to go ahead and pick your intersection […]

We should do this EVERY Sunday!

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Did you enjoy Cyclovia today? Do you want to see more of them happen in Tucson more often? By sending a quick note to your Council Member and Tucson’s Mayor, you can directly influence decisions that are made for the future of Cyclovia in Tucson. If you think investing in open streets events like Cyclovia […]