The City of Phoenix has begun designing the first and second phase of the Grand Canalscape project, which creates a nearly 12-mile continuous trail system along the Grand Canal from I-17 to the Phoenix/Tempe border, and they want to hear from us! Visit the project page at http://grandcanalscape.com/, and feel free to email any comments on their contact page: http://grandcanalscape.com/contact-us/send-email/. Take a moment to either cut-and-paste our sample message we have crafted (below), or send your own comments.
“The Grand Canal is an important connector route from Tempe to Phoenix. As a cyclist and [parent/commuter/employee/
Cyclists are an integral and growing part of our community. Unfortunately, this fun and sustainable mode of transportation is dangerous in a city built for cars. We aim at raising awareness for bicycle users so less of us get hurt or even killed by cars.
2016 Tempe Bike Count: March 29-31 What: The Tempe Bike Count is an annual event where volunteers gather bike data at key intersections around Tempe over multiple days. Volunteers work in two hour shifts, and record basic information on bike riders at their intersection, including: how many bikers they see, which way are they riding, […]