The greater Tucson area offers a climate that encourages cycling and walking, both healthy alternatives to driving and ideal to connect people to public transit options. Through its planning efforts, Pima Association of Governments seeks to improve cycling and walking conditions for all users in our region with the construction of sidewalks, bikeways, off-street paths and safety improvements to roadways.
Regional Pedestrian Plan
PAG has developed a Regional Pedestrian Plan in order to respond to the challenges facing our pedestrian environment. Due to higher-than-average pedestrian fatality rates, Tucson was named a Pedestrian Safety Focus City by the Federal Highway Administration.
PAG developed the 2014 Regional Pedestrian Plan. This data-driven report that identifies pedestrian priorities, emphasizes the importance of walking as a mode of transportation, inventories pedestrian needs and identifies regional pedestrian goals and priorities.
Regional Bicycle Plan
PAG has developed a Regional Bicycle Plan to respond to the challenges facing our region’s cyclists. In the Tucson region, about 1 in 30 people commute to work by bike. That’s five times the national average.
The Regional Pedestrian Plan emphasizes the importance of cycling as a mode of transportation in the Tucson region. Although the region already has over 1,000 miles of infrastructure dedicated to bicycling – one of the most robust systems in the country – the Regional Bicycle Plan establishes additional bicycle improvement priorities.
Pima Association of Governments’ planning efforts focus on providing a safe and reliable transportation network in the greater Tucson region for all users. PAG offers various bicycle and pedestrian safety…
The regional bicycle network consists of over 1,000 miles of bicycle lanes, routes, shared-use paths/trails and bicycle boulevards. The greater Tucson area was the first region in the United States…