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  • County seeks representatives for Bicycle Advisory Committee

    May 06, 2013 | Read More News
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    Advocate for all kinds of bicycle riders at the Tucson-Pima Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC). Advise local policy makers on transportation, recreation, and safety issues for bicyclists.

    BACThe County seeks volunteers who live in unincorporated Pima County to serve on the BAC. The BAC advises City and County government staff and elected officials on bike projects throughout the region.

    Members attend a two-hour meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. Typically, the BAC meets 10 months of the year.

    Volunteers can also join subcommittees that focus on specific issues like bike facilities, education, enforcement, and a few others.

    Established in 1987, this committee is the oldest joint committee that includes representatives from the County, City of Tucson, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, University of Arizona, and the Towns of Marana, Oro Valley and Sahuarita.

    The BAC has been very successful in helping develop innovative bike projects and bike safety education programs.

    Due in part to BAC’s efforts, the League of American Bicyclists awarded Gold to the eastern Pima County-Tucson region in 2008 and 2012; and Outside Magazine ranks Tucson as the top “bike town” in the United States.

    Interested in taking action to keep Pima County and Tucson at the top of national bike lists? Please contact Matt Zoll at 243-BIKE (2453) or Matthew.Zoll@pima.gov. For more information about Tucson-Pima Bicycle Advisory Committee, visit: http://biketucson.pima.gov/.