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An opening scene from 'Low y Cool' in which the Camaradas Bicycle Club from the South Side blocks a street on their way Downtown.

The 1996 documentary "Low y Cool" about a lowrider bicycle club from Tucson's South Side will play on a big screen again in a 25th anniversary showing, which will include a discussion about Chicano history in Tucson. Read more»

The federal government is boosting funding for states to improve their highway safety programs.

The federal government has announced that it is giving nearly $260 million in grants to states to beef up their highway safety - funding which will comes from the recently enacted bipartisan infrastructure law and be used to support a broad range of traffic safety priorities. Read more»

This weekend I topped 1,000 miles ridden on my bike since the lockdown began without leaving Tucson. Like most, I have barely left my house for months. But when I do I am biking in places I never knew existed in the very city where I live. Which brings me to the hawk. Read more»

Faced with a traffic project encoded with a "keep out" message, I'm left to fight a palpable pattern of segregation in my own backyard and disregard for the safety of children where I live. This can not go unchallenged. Read more»

Brendan Lyons shows off the remaining pieces of his bike and helmet, which he says saved his life in an October 2013 bicycle accident.

Brendan Lyons ended up in the hospital after two bicycle crashes caused by distracted drivers — one of which fractured vertebrae and gave him a traumatic brain injury. Now, he runs a chapter of Look! Save a Life, a nonprofit that promotes biking safety and awareness among those behind the wheel. Read more» 3

Wednesday is the last Light the Night event where cyclists and pedestrians can get free lights. Volunteers from the Living Streets Alliance will be at the west end of Santa Rita Park starting at 6 p.m. Read more»

Last year, Phoenix voters approved a 35-year, $31.7 billion transportation plan that includes another 42 miles of light rail and 1,150 of bike lanes.

Cities across the country are moving forward with mass transit projects, despite the required tax hikes and cheap gasoline that encourages commuters to drive their cars. Phoenix voters approved a $31.7 billion transportation plan that includes another 42 miles of light rail and 1,150 of bike lanes. Read more»

Cities and states have long urged their residents to ride bicycles, as a healthy form of recreation and as a green alternative to driving. Now they’re recognizing pedal power’s economic potential. Tourism officials and cycling advocates sometimes refer to tourists on bicycles as “wallets on wheels.” That’s because they stay longer in a state and spend more per day than other tourists. Read more»

An event Wednesday evening will offer local riders free bicycle lights and information on riding safely and legally after dark. Read more»

The "Light the Night" bicycle safety program will roll into Tucson's Northwest Side on Thursday night, offering free bike lights and kids' helmets at the intersection of West Roger Road and North Flowing Wells. Read more»

Colorado resident Stephanie Heitz, middle, stops during a bike ride in Phoenix with friends Lana Frey, right and Kym Sager.

A 573 mile cross-state bike route, designated by ADOT, was approved by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials last week. Read more»

Cooler weather means a recurring bicycle safety program is kicking off the season with another giveaway "Light the Night" event on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Read more»

A Douglas-area teenage girl was taken into custody after Customs and Border Protection officers discovered 3.5 pounds of marijuana in the tires of her bicycle at the Douglas Port of Entry

Two Douglas-area teens were arrested when Customs and Border Protection officers discovered seven pounds of marijuana hidden in the tires of their bicycles as they tried to roll through a border crossing. Read more»

A rendering of a bike-sharing station along the streetcar route.

The city released a map of possible stations for a proposed bike-sharing system Tuesday. Concentrated in Downtown and near the University of Arizona, the plan includes bike rental spots as far afield as Reid Park, Pima College's West Campus and South Tucson. Read more»

Tuesday night is your last chance until fall to get a free bike light and information on riding safely and legally after dark. The 5 p.m. event will conclude the 2014-2015 “Light the Night” bicycle safety campaign. Read more»

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