The Coalition looks forward to working with Joe on enhancing the environment for bicyclists throughout the city of Phoenix:
Date: August 3, 2010
From: Wylie Bearup, PE, PhD
Street Transportation Director
Subject: ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW PHOENIX BICYCLE COORDINATOR
Effective August 2, 2010, Joe Perez will serve as the official Bicycle Coordinator for the City of Phoenix. Joe is a Traffic Safety Engineer in the Safety and Neighborhood Section of the Street Transportation Department. About half of his time will be devoted to bicycle facility design and planning, coordination of safety campaigns and events, and other bicycle-related activities citywide.
Joe graduated from the College of Engineering from Arizona State University and has worked in Street Transportation since 2007. He has coordinated “Bike to Work” events and has previously served as the Phoenix Bicycle Coordinator from September 2007 to April 2009. He is an avid bicyclist and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Tempe Bicycle Action Group and is a member of Institute of Transportation Engineers and Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists.
Addressees: Kay Diaz, Police Department Katherine Coles, Planning and Development Services Mark Glock, Street Transportation Department, DCM Michael Hammett, Public Information Office Kini Knudson, Public Transit Department Rick Naimark, City Manager’s Office Kathyrn Reichert, Parks and Recreation Department David Urbinato, Parks and Recreation Department Tauny Woo, Public Works Department Phil McNeely, Office of Environmental Programs