Ride event Saturday on The Loop and other Loop newsby Pima County News on Sep. 23, 2011, under Pima County, Regional Flood Control District, Tucson
Cyclists and pedestrians planning to use The Loop on Saturday, Sept. 24, are advised that a large number of cyclists are expected to participate in a ride that day on parts of the Santa Cruz and Rillito river paths.
The 22-mile Connect 2 Tucson ride starts at 7 a.m. at Drachman Plaza on the University of Arizona campus, heads north on Mountain Avenue to the Rillito, west along the Rillito to the northern extension of the Santa Cruz River path, south on that path to St. Mary’s Road and back to the University on University Boulevard.
For more information, go to www.moving-planet.org/connect2tucson.
The Pima County Regional Flood Control District and the Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Department have cleaned up sediment on the paths from recent storms, and no construction closures are planned along the route.
NEW WEBSITE FOR THE LOOP
Pima County has launched a new website for The Loop at www.pima.gov/TheLoop. Look for updated maps and information about events, construction and closures there.
BEST BIKE RIDING IN TUCSON
In its annual Best of Tucson issue, readers of the Tucson Weekly have picked the Rillito River Park paths as best place to ride bikes in Tucson.
NORTHWEST YMCA HOSTS FAMILY BIKE DAY ON OCT. 8
Pima County and the Northwest YMCA are putting on Family Bike Day from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Y at 7770 N. Shannon Road.
For more information, go to http://www.pima.gov/TheLoop/documents/pdfs/091611%20Family%20Bike%20Day%20flyer.pdf