Posts Categorized: News

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

  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

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

“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”

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?

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 […]

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

  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!

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?

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!

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 […]

This year, make your Cyclovia experience a zero-waste, zero-emissions day! Ride your bike to Cyclovia with GABA!

Join a GABA ride to Cyclovia and leave the car at home! Help make the event zero-waste and zero-emissions by: Bringing your own, reusable water bottle or cash to purchase a souvenir reusable water bottle available at the five Cyclovia booths. Joining one of the GABA (Greater Arizona Bicycling Association) led bike rides to get […]

Did you know? Cyclovia is part of Bike Fest!

THIS APRIL, WHERE WILL YOUR BICYCLE TAKE YOU? LIVING STREETS ALLIANCE INVITES TUCSONANS TO “PEDAL THE PUEBLO” AS PART OF A FRESH, NEW BIKE FEST PROGRAM Tucson, AZ (March 27, 2013) – Bike Fest, the region’s annual celebration of bicycling and bicycle transportation, returns this April with a whole new theme – “Life on Two […]

Grab a bite to eat, something to drink – give 10% to Cyclovia!

Tuesday, March 26th stop by La Cocina for Happy Hour and support Cyclovia!   Come out and learn about all the great volunteer opportunities for you, your business or your organization. There are many ways you can help us put on Cyclovia for the greater Tucson region and spread the message about your group or […]

Cyclovia Tucson Launches Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign!

On February 20th, Cyclovia Tucson launched a Kickstarter campaign to engage the public in fundraising for Cyclovia’s planned expansion to two events, April 7th and 28th, 2013.   Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects and helps meet financial goals by asking supporters of the project to become a “Backer”. Cyclovia Tucson created a […]

Dance Walking and Cyclovia

I just found out about Dance Walking today, yes TODAY! (How did I not know about this?!) But it’s something I think I’ve been waiting for all my life! I love Dance Walking “inventor” (and Tucson native!) Ben Aaron’s description of why Dance Walking is the most perfect form of fitness out there: You get […]

Little Demons on Wheels: Kidical Mass is Back

We mean little demons in a fun way, really. It’s Kidical Mass. We like to start them early in Tucson: FROM RIDE ON, TUCSON! TO CYCLOVIA:KIDICAL MASS KEEPS THE MOMENTUM GOING Living Streets Alliance and El Grupo Youth Cycling announce two spring rides for kids, families, and kids at heart Tucson (January 28, 2013) — […]

Help us choose the next Cyclovia Route!

Where would you like to see the second Cyclovia route developed? Take a look at the map below — you can click it to make it larger — and then use the form below to let us know. (You can also vote on our facebook page)  

A Brief Post-Event Note

Alas … the weather did us in. Due to the unseasonal weather, today’s event (3/18/2012) was closed down at 12:30 P.M.. Our thanks to those hardy souls who chose to come out and walk, skate and ride on the wet and cold roads … and a nod of understanding (and envy) to those who chose […]

February 2012 Press Release

Arizona’s Biggest Block Party – CYCLOVIA TUCSON – is Just Around the Corner Download the press release: Cyclovia Tucson PR_Feb2012 (108 KB pdf) or Cyclovia Tucson PR_Feb2012 (Word)

Film Screening to Benefit Cyclovia Tucson!

New Belgium Brewing will be hosting a fun-filled evening at the Fox Theater on Friday, March 16th, and a portion of the proceeds will go directly to Cyclovia Tucson! Who: Cyclovia Tucson, New Belgium Brewing, Fox Theater, Tucson Pedaler, and Yelp What:  The New Belgium Golden Globes – an evening of food, film, and folly […]

Cyclovia Tucson 2011 Report

The Cyclovia Tucson team has prepared a report on the 2011 Event that provides a great summary of the event and its goals. Download it now! Cyclovia Tucson 2011 Report

Pima County declares March 21-27, 2011 “Cyclovia Tucson Week”

Pima County Board of Supervisors Proclaim the week of March 21 – March 27, 2011 to be Cyclovia Tucson Week. The Board encourages all Pima County residents to join the fun and participate to promote cycling, walking, and to engage in other healthy street activities. Cyclovia is on Sunday, March 27th. See the map at […]

Pima County Board of Supervisors declares April 12-18 “Cyclovia Tucson Week”

Jerry, Robin, and Irene accepting the Pima County Proclamation.

PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, cyclovias throughout the world have proven to be popular and fun events that temporarily close city streets to motorized traffic and encourage people to walk, bicycle, run, rollerblade and have fun safely in streets free of cars and trucks; and WHEREAS, a committee with representatives of local governments, local businesses, non-profit agencies and […]