The Bike Ajo coalition is working to improve access to opportunities for physical activity by creating a sustainable cycling hub that provides education on bicycle safety for recreation and transportation; trains local community members on bicycle repair, provides resources for bicycle repair and maintenance, certifies community members as League-Certified Cycling Instructors, and builds health-based partnerships with local Ajo organizations. Through building this capacity in the local community in a sustainable way, Ajo will be able to leverage this capacity to create economic growth through cycling, and we will create a replicable model for other rural communities interested in embracing cycling for transportation, recreation, and as an economic driver.
Success Story: October 2016 Fact sheet: April 2016
American Planning Association Arizona Chapter
Arizona Public Health Association
The University of Arizona, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
The University of Arizona, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Mexican American Studies
Pima County Deptartment of Transportation
Desert Senita Community Health Center