Learn how the City of Scottsdale and Scottsdale Public Art work together to integrate public art into the city’s Transportation program. Topics covered will include: the Percent for Art ordinance that stipulates contributions from the city’s Capital Improvement Program, site selection, public engagement, design teams, and our annual community bike ride - Cycle the Arts, and more!
Recognized by the League of American Bicyclists as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community, Scottsdale continues to expand the approximately 600-mile bikeway network with on-street bike lanes, paved paths, and unpaved trails through the Transportation Master Plan. Many of our 108 tunnels and bridges for bicyclists and pedestrians were designed by artists, including the Soleri Bridge and Plaza created by visionary architect Paulo Soleri.
Join us on a virtual bike tour of some of Scottsdale’s award-winning public art in and near downtown. Take the Indian Bend Wash Path through a series of parks that line one of the most innovative flood control projects in the nation.
Understand how Scottsdale integrates the League of American Bicyclists “5 E’s” (Engineering, Education, Enforcement, Encouragement, Evaluation/Planning) into the bicycle program for people of all ages and abilities.
Create partnerships and plan bike encouragement activities, events, and safety education.
Bring public art to the community with a strong focus on transportation projects.