Síclovía http://tpr.org en 50,000 People Take To The Street On Siclovia's Southtown Route http://tpr.org/post/50000-people-take-street-siclovias-southtown-route <p>Tens of thousands of people flooded Southtown on Sunday for the city’s semi-annual Síclovía, where the roads are closed to cars and open to other people-powered means of transportation.</p><p>Attendees couldn’t have asked for better weather on Sunday to ride in the open streets and Southtown was filled with bikes, runners, dog walkers and rollerbladers. In it’s sixth installment, 50,000 people attended, a slight drop from last year’s 70,000.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:59:38 +0000 Joey Palacios 29225 at http://tpr.org 50,000 People Take To The Street On Siclovia's Southtown Route The Source: This Weekend's Siclovia Southtown Ride http://tpr.org/post/source-weekends-siclovia-southtown-ride <p>Popular fitness event <a href="http://www.ymcasatx.org/siclovia">Síclovía</a> will be rolling through Southtown on its way to Mission Concepción this Sunday, March 30.</p><p>The preceding two Síclovías have seen Broadway Street closed off to traffic so that cyclists and pedestrians could get out and move. The first event attracted 15,000 people, but last year's event saw growth to four times that number with over 65,000.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:10:13 +0000 Paul Flahive 28957 at http://tpr.org The Source: This Weekend's Siclovia Southtown Ride Get Ready For Siclovia This Sunday In Southtown http://tpr.org/post/get-ready-siclovia-sunday-southtown <h1 class="header" style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 21px; line-height: 23.100000381469727px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; border-bottom-width: medium; border-bottom-style: none; padding: 0px; font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</h1><p>The sixth semi-annual Síclovía will turn roadways into bike lanes this weekend as thousands of San Antonians are expected to flock to the streets.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:00:06 +0000 Joey Palacios 28909 at http://tpr.org Get Ready For Siclovia This Sunday In Southtown Siclovia Takes Social Approach To Promoting March 30th Southside Event http://tpr.org/post/siclovia-takes-social-approach-promoting-march-30th-southside-event <p>It’s the event that closes down streets and invites San Antonians to come out and play, but there's change in the air. Previous Síclovía events have been held on Broadway, but this year they are moving to the Southside.</p><p>"The new route will be starting along St. Mary’s near Cesar Chavez, and then stretching down to Mission Concepción," said YMCA’s Director of Marketing Laura Waldrum. "The event is going to take place on Sunday, March 30.”</p><p>If you’re new to San Antonio, Waldrum described Síclovía this way:</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:58:11 +0000 Jack Morgan 28606 at http://tpr.org Siclovia Takes Social Approach To Promoting March 30th Southside Event Health Care Advocates Promote Affordable Care Act On Siclovia Route http://tpr.org/post/health-care-advocates-promote-affordable-care-act-siclovia-route <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With the Affordable Care Act online marketplace expected to go live tonight at midnight, health care advocates are doing all they can to raise the public&rsquo;s awareness of the law, which included finding the</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> throngs of people turning out at </span>Síclovía this weekend<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:09:03 +0000 David Martin Davies 19370 at http://tpr.org Health Care Advocates Promote Affordable Care Act On Siclovia Route Siclovia Draws Record Crowd, Looks To Southtown In March http://tpr.org/post/siclovia-draws-record-crowd-looks-southtown-march <p>Síclovía has once again shattered its attendance record despite a bout of rain early Sunday morning. 73,000 people came to play in the streets on Sunday, breaking the 65,000 person record set in April.</p><p>Since it&rsquo;s inception in 2011, YMCA President Sandy Morander said San Antonio has improved it&rsquo;s body-mass index level according to the Centers for Disease Control.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:20:56 +0000 Joey Palacios 19362 at http://tpr.org Siclovia Draws Record Crowd, Looks To Southtown In March Officials Expect 75,000 At This Sunday's Siclovia On Broadway http://tpr.org/post/officials-expect-75000-sundays-siclovia-broadway <p>The fifth Síclovía<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> gets underway Sunday morning, Sept. 29, and officials promise a bigger and better-than-ever event.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> The day starts with a </span>5K<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and a steadily-growing attendance rate at the outdoor event is driving new attractions. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The high-energy, high-activity outdoor event provides the chance for thousands of people to get out and get in some physical activity. </span></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:46:22 +0000 Eileen Pace 19190 at http://tpr.org Officials Expect 75,000 At This Sunday's Siclovia On Broadway UTHSC Survey Shows Síclovía Making A Healthy Difference http://tpr.org/post/uthsc-survey-shows-s-clov-making-healthy-difference <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sí</span>clovía<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> enters its third year this Sunday, Sept. 29, and the UT Health Science Center has announced results of a survey that revealed attendance at the event motivated people to stay active following Síclovía activities.</span></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:15:54 +0000 Eileen Pace 19065 at http://tpr.org UTHSC Survey Shows Síclovía Making A Healthy Difference Pedal-Powered Siclovia Draws Record Attendance http://tpr.org/post/pedal-powered-siclovia-draws-record-attendance <p>On Sunday San Antonio’s Síclovía attracted thousands of people, who came out to play in the open street. The YMCA, who hosts the biannual event, said 45,000 people came out last October and this year about 65,000 people participated.</p><p>Síclovía has become a staple for the Spring and Fall seasons as Broadway Street is closed to traffic and cyclists, runners, roller bladers, and skate boarders make their way down the road without fear of vehicle traffic.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 18:15:00 +0000 Joey Palacios 9271 at http://tpr.org Pedal-Powered Siclovia Draws Record Attendance People Replace Cars On Broadway For Siclovia This Sunday http://tpr.org/post/people-replace-cars-broadway-siclovia-sunday <p>San Antonio's Síclovía is back in action on Sunday and invites people to "come play in the street." On Sunday, Broadway Street will be closed to cars and trucks between Lion's Field and Alamo Plaza.</p><p>The idea for the event originates 30 years ago in Bogota, Colombia, a city growing in fame for its efforts to cut down on pollution and get residents more active.<br><br>"You can skate, walk, run, ride, [it] doesn't make any difference. Just come out and enjoy yourself," said Geoffrey Crabtree, the acting chairman of the YMCA board.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 17:26:29 +0000 Ryan Loyd 8962 at http://tpr.org People Replace Cars On Broadway For Siclovia This Sunday