Posts Categorized: News

“Motherload” Documentary Arizona Premiere at Film Fest Tucson October 12

Join proud hosts Film Fest Tucson and community partners Technicians For Sustainability, Brad Lancaster – Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Exo Roast Co., Transit Cycles, Roadrunner Bicycles, Living Streets Alliance and This Is Tucson for the Arizona premiere of the crowd-sourced cargo bike documentary, Motherload.

National Poetry Month + Cyclovia Tucson

For the first time ever, Living Streets Alliance, the organization home to Cyclovia Tucson, is partnering with local literacy and poetry organizations, including the University of Arizona’s Poetry Center, Urban Poetry Pollinators, Tucson Poet Laureate TC Tolbert, Stories that Soar, Bookman’s, Tucson Youth Poetry Slam, and the Arts Foundation for Southern Arizona to co-celebrate National […]

Pioneer of the “open streets” movement headed to Tucson – don’t miss your chance to see him in person!

We’re delighted to announce that Gil Peñalosa, founder of the “open streets”/ciclovia movement is coming to Tucson. Join us (Living Streets Alliance) for a free, energetic, inspiring, and entertaining talk by Gil at the Rialto Theatre on Thursday, April 5th.   About Gil: Gil is the founder of the internationally recognized non-profit organization 8-80 Cities. […]

This Sunday, A Cyclovia Tucson Route Like No Other!

Tucson, AZ (October 24th, 2017) – Cyclovia Tucson is set to debut a new route this Sunday, October 29th from 10am to 3pm along 3.75 miles of Tucson’s South 12th Ave., stretching from 39th Street to Mission Manor Park, crossing major streets like Ajo Way, Irvington Road and Drexel Road. The event will pass through […]

Join a GABA ride to Cyclovia

Join GABA (Greater Arizona Bicycling Association) for an all levels, all bikes, all ages ride from St. Phillip’s Plaza at Campbell Ave. and East River Rd.! Leave your car behind and start hard and fast at St. Phillip’s Plaza or join the group ride ten miles later at the southeastern water fountain at Christopher Columbus Park […]

Spring Cyclovia surges with 32,000 participants

If you were one of the more than 32,000 people that enjoyed car-free streets in the heart of Downtown and South Tucson last month, we hope this image helps take you back to the joy of seeing streets filled with people. Church Avenue never looked so good!   Beautiful weather and an exciting route filled […]

Living Streets Alliance Reconnects Downtown and South Tucson with a New Twist on a Popular Cyclovia Tucson Route

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Info: Kylie Walzak, Cyclovia Tucson Program Coordinator Living Streets Alliance P.O. Box 2641 Tucson, AZ 85702-2641 261.8777   Tucson, AZ (March 3rd, 2017) – Living Streets Alliance, the non-profit organization that coordinates two Cyclovia open streets events each year, is pleased to announce that it will once again connect […]

Sneak Peek at our NEW Cyclovia T-shirt Design!

We get it. With all the fun stuff to do at Cyclovia it’s hard to remember to stop by the Cyclovia Merchandise Booth and pick out a new tee, bike bell, or fanny pack. Or, by the time you do get there, your size is sold out! One way to ensure you get the design […]

Calling all Volunteers!

Cyclovia Tucson is calling all volunteers to sign up early for intersection spots and as Super Volunteers. Curious to know more about what it takes to volunteer with Cyclovia? Go here for answers to frequently asked questions. And to sign up for a shift and an intersection now, including for Group Intersections (of 10 or […]

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

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.

Welcome, Banner — University Medical Center!

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

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

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

 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 […]

CLICK HERE: Cyclovia Tucson November 2nd

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

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

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

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

Intersection Volunteers Needed!

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 […]