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. […]
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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 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 […]
We’ve consolidated all of our photos from every Cyclovia event for the last 8 years in one place! Check out the Living Streets Alliance Flickr page here to see them all.
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 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Info: Kylie Walzak, Cyclovia Tucson Program Coordinator Living Streets Alliance P.O. Box 2641 Tucson, AZ 85702-2641 261.8777 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cycloviatucson.org 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Help LSA raise $7,711 for the seventh year of Cyclovia and the eleventh event this October 30th! High temperatures and humidity in Tucson these days may make it feel like cooler fall weather is a long way off, but less than 60 days stand between us and the next Cyclovia Tucson scheduled to take place […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 “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 […]
THOUSANDS WILL EXPLORE DOWNTOWN TO SOUTH TUCSON CAR-FREE THIS SUNDAY– HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (click here to download the press release) Tucson, AZ (Thursday, April 16th, 2015) – This Sunday, April 19th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. thousands of families and fun-loving people of all ages from across the region will take […]
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
Have you seen this Cyclovia PSA on any local television stations? ¡También hay en español!
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 […]
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 […]
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” 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 […]