LSA in the Media


More than 80 bike crashes documented on Tucson’s new streetcar tracks

May 25, 2014

LSA was mentioned by Arizona Daily Star on May 25, 2014. Balis’ incident is one of 86 crashes documented on a survey compiled by the Living Streets Alliance, which promotes making streets more friendly to bicyclists and walkers. The crashes reported on the survey – which began August 2012 – occurred as cyclists tried to … Continue reading

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Bicycle crashes mapped along streetcar route

May 19, 2014

LSA was mentioned by Tucson News Now (KOLD/KMSB) on May 19, 2014. The modern streetcar and cyclists have already had some conflicts, and the passengers have yet to start riding the rails. A study by the Living Streets Alliance found 86 crashes by cyclists along the route between August 2012 and April 2014. A “heat … Continue reading

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Compatibility report assesses bicycle safety along streetcar route

May 16, 2014

LSA was mentioned by Tucson News Now (KOLD/KMSB) on May 16, 2014. The compatibility report was done by the Living Streets Alliance. It shows most of the accidents were caused by the tracks. Bike tires get caught and the rider gets spilled. Click here to read the full story.

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Meet the new Safe Routes to School Program Manager

May 14, 2014

LSA was mentioned by The City of Tucson’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Newsletter on May 14, 2014. We first told you about our new Safe Routes to School program in February. Here is an Interview with Sarah Prasek, the Safe Routes to School Program Manager at Living Streets Alliance (LSA and Toole Design Group have been … Continue reading

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Tucson’s uptick in pedestrian deaths: Distractions a common theme, but warrants for cellphone logs are rarely issued

May 11, 2014

LSA was mentioned by Arizona Daily Star on May 11, 2014. In addition to the task force’s efforts, the nonprofit Living Streets Alliance is pushing for new policies to benefit walkers. Residents often request shady trees, lower speed limits and improved sidewalks in their neighborhoods, but “those sorts of improvements very rarely happen in our … Continue reading

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Road Runner: City builds protected bike lanes to help get more cyclists on the road

May 5, 2014

LSA was mentioned by Arizona Daily Star on May 05, 2014. “What we hope is that this pilot will be wildly popular and will be able to show people what the alternatives are, and that this will be something people can get behind,” said Kylie Walzak, program manager for the Living Streets Alliance. Click here … Continue reading

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Photos: BAC awards & Bike Fest finale

April 28, 2014

LSA was mentioned by Tucson Velo on April 28, 2014. Rebecca has also worked closely with Living Streets Alliance and the City of Tucson’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program to create and help fund the City’s first Parklet and is helping test Living Streets Alliance’s Bicycle Friendly Business Program. Click here to read the full story.

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Bike to Work with the Mayor

April 22, 2014

LSA was mentioned by The City of Tucson’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Newsletter on April 22, 2014. Have you dreamed of riding alongside Mayor Jonathan Rothschild on your way to work? Would you like to start your day sipping free coffee and sharing your thoughts on biking in Tucson with members of the Tucson-Pima County Bicycle … Continue reading

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5 out-of-the-ordinary things to do

April 17, 2014

LSA was mentioned by Arizona Daily Star on April 17, 2014. Want more? This ride is among a month of activities as part of Bike Fest, a program of the Living Streets Alliance. See more, including details about the Saturday Night Bike and Dance-A-Thon, at bikefesttucson.com/events Click here to read the full story.

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Contribute to Downtown’s Best On Arizona Gives Day, April 9th

April 8, 2014

LSA was mentioned by Downtown Tucsonan on April 08, 2014. Cyclovia, thrown twice yearly by Living Streets Alliance, has become a wildly popular spring and fall outing, with more than 20,000 Tucsonans taking to the streets to simply enjoy the beauty of the Old Pueblo, as seen from behind a pair of handlebars. LSA also … Continue reading

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