Downtown East-West Bicycle Connectivity

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Removal of the temporary striping and addition of the permanent striping is scheduled for Saturday, April 25. Please see Road Closure Notice for Permanent Striping April 25, 2020 for more details and what to expect.


Please click here for an update on the pilot project evaluation from Street Transportation Department Director, Kini Knudson.



The trial period for the temporary lane configuration will end tomorrow, January 14, 2020. The Street Transportation Department will remove the cameras that were installed for the trial period and begin reviewing the results and the data collected.  We have also begin compiling the input we received. This process will likely take a few weeks to complete.  In the meantime, the temporary lane configuration will remain in place. The results of the trial program will be announced in February.



The temporary traffic lane striping was installed overnight and the evaluation period has begun. Public feedback is welcomed via email to



The temporary traffic lane striping scheduled for installation this weekend may be rescheduled due to inclement weather. In conditions of moisture or humidity, the temporary striping can not be applied. If the striping can not be installed this weekend, it will be scheduled for next Saturday, Dec. 14. The 30-Day Evaluation Period will begin after the installation is complete. Thank you for your patience and understanding.



Thank you for your feedback on this project. Please read this update from Kini Knudson, Director of the Street Transportation department.



The addition of bicycle and multimodal infrastructure is a priority for the City of Phoenix. To support the area’s urban and active transportation community, the City is seeking public input to identify an east-west bicycle lane option in downtown Phoenix to connect to existing and future bicycle infrastructure. 

The City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department will host a public meeting on Monday, October 28 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at Burton Barr Central Library (1221 N. Central Avenue) in the Pulliam Auditorium.

Street Transportation staff will present details about potential east-west bicycle connectivity options between 7th and 1st Avenues in downtown Phoenix, potentially including but not limited to Portland, Roosevelt, McKinley and Fillmore Streets. Some of the options may require changes to or the removal of traffic lanes and/or on-street parking.

The meeting will begin with an Open House from 7 - 7:30 p.m. Street Transportation Department staff will be available to discuss the potential options. The public can ask the staff questions and look at drafts on rollplots. A formal presentation of the potential options will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Your time and input are highly valued. If you have questions or would like to submit comments outside of the meeting, please email

To request a reasonable accommodation for this meeting, please contact the Street Transportation Department at 602-262-6284 or 7-1-1 (TTY).

You're Invited!​

Public Meeting

Downtown East-West Bicycle Connectivity

Monday, October 28

7 - 8:30 p.m.

(Open House 7 - 7:30 p.m. & Presentation 7:30 p.m.)

Burton Barr Central Library

Pulliam Auditorium

1221 N. Central Ave.


Additional Information

Presentation from 10/28 Public Meeting


The following options will be presented at the public meeting. After the meeting, the Street Transportation Department will incorporate public input into their analysis to determine which plan will move forward. Please note: for some of these options, additional public engagement will be required.

  • Roosevelt Street Option A (bicycle lanes)

  • Roosevelt Street Option B (sharrows only) & Portland Street

  • Roosevelt Street Option B (sharrows only) & McKinley Street

  • Roosevelt Street Option B (sharrows only) & Fillmore Street

  • Roosevelt Street Option C (sharrows, with bicycle lane 3rd Avenue – 1st Street) & Portland Street

  • Roosevelt Street Option C (sharrows, with bicycle lane 3rd Avenue – 1st Street) & McKinley Street

  • Roosevelt Street Option C (sharrows, with bicycle lane 3rd Avenue – 1st Street) & Fillmore Street

Options to be Presented

Overview of OptionsPortland StreetRoosevelt Street ARoosevelt Street BRoosevelt Street CMcKinley StreetFillmore Street