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Two Cyclovia Tucson Events this Year: April 7 & 28

Cyclovia– a community event celebrating cycling and sustainable living– is holding two “car-free” and “care-free” community bike rides in April.

On April 7, a downtown loop ride will take participants from downtown through the Armory Park Neighborhood. Booths, demonstrations, and kids’ activities will be available along the route.

On April 28, there will be a route through midtown Tucson neighborhoods– from Keeling Desert Park (near 6th Ave. and Glenn) and traveling up to Brandi Fenton Park (on the Rillito River Path).

Check it out. It’s so refreshing to take a leisurely bike ride with friends and family and not have to worry about cars and traffic.

Cyclovia is a worldwide phenomenon which began in Bogota. Background here.

Here is a somewhat wacky video I shot with a very bouncy video camera mounted on my bike for the 2011 Cyclovia Tucson.


This entry was posted on March 26, 2013 by in Arizona, environment, sustainability, Tucson and tagged , , , .

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The Tucson Progressive: Pamela Powers Hannley

I stand on the side of Love. I believe in kindness to all creatures on Earth and the inherent self-worth of all individuals--not just people who agree with me or look like me.

Widespread economic and social injustice prompted me to become a candidate for the Arizona House, representing Legislative District 9 in the 2016 election. My platform focuses on economic reforms to grow Arizona's economy, establish a state-based public bank, fix our infrastructure, fully fund public education, growlocal small businesses and community banks, and put people back to work at good-paying jobs. I also stand for equal rights, choice, and paycheck fairness for women. I am running as a progressive and running clean.

My day job is managing editor for the American Journal of Medicine, an academic medicine journal with a worldwide circulation. In addition, my husband and I co-direct Arizonans for a New Economy, Arizona's public banking initiative. I am a member of the national board of the Public Banking Institute, and I am co-chair of the Arizona Democratic Progressive Caucus, the largest caucus of the Arizona Democratic Party.

I am a published author, photographer, videographer, clay artist, mother, nana, and wife. I have a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio State University and a masters in public health from the University of Arizona. I grew up in Amherst, Ohio, but I have lived in Tucson, Arizona since 1981. I am a proud member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson and the Public Relations Society of America.

My Tucson Progressive blog and Facebook page feature large doses of liberal ideas, local, state, and national politics, and random bits of humor. I also blog at Blog for Arizona and the Huffington Post.

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