Moto-Trax, A Public Non-Profit, Holds Public Scoping Meetings To Share Plans With The Community

PHOENIX, AZ ¿ Moto-Trax is holding informal public scoping meetings to collect public comment on an off-highway vehicle urban park.  The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be in attendance to address questions related to Recreation and Public Purpose Act application process and to collect public comments.

Mesa Public Library (Main Branch) Wednesday June 7, 2006 6: 30 p.m.
64 East 1st Street, Mesa AZ 85201 – Saguaro Room             

First Historic Church Saturday June 10, 2006 10:30 a.m.
402 W. Monroe, Phoenix, AZ 85003                                   

Town of Buckeye Chamber of Commerce Wednesday June 14, 2006  7:00 p.m.
508 East Monroe Avenue, Buckeye AZ 85326                     

Gila Bend CAP Office Thursday June 15, 2006 7:00 p.m.
202 N Euclid, Gila Bend, AZ 85337

The comment period for this proposal ends July 29, 2006. If you are unable to attend any of these meetings, but would like more information on this proposal, contact Moto-Trax by calling 602.251.8050. You may also contact the Bureau of Land Management at 623.580.5500. Send your written comments to the address below, or by email, by the end of the comment period:   

Bureau of Land Management
Attn: Moto-Trax proposal, Jack Ragsdale
21605 North 7th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85027
Email: AZ_PDO_MOTOTRAX@blm.gov AND info@mototrax.org

E-mailing to both organizations is very important!

What is Moto-Trax? Moto-Trax is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that has been working hard to forge a community based, community supported 640 acre recreation dream-park in the west valley. The “Moto-Trax experience” is designed to:

  • Provide a multi-use space catering to a variety of recreational interests
  • Host Special Events & Entertainment
  • Develop education/training for all ages and levels of experience
  • Conduct community outreach 
  • Create a family-oriented environment for safe and affordable education and recreation opportunities for the young and old

Economic Importance of OHV Recreation in Arizona

  • Contributes $3.1 billion to local economies through OHV-related retail sales
  • Adds $187 million to annual state tax revenues
  • Supports 36,951 full-time and part-time jobs in Arizona

Economic Importance of Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation in Arizona, Arizona State Parks 2003.