Welcome to Wyoming Pathways

Welcome to Wyoming Pathways, the statewide voice of people who bicycle and walk. Join the movement and make our voice stronger. Wyoming Pathways’ goal is to encourage safe bicycling and walking – helping to create thriving communities and enhance public lands across Wyoming. People-powered activities – like bicycling, walking, and cross-country skiing – provide manyRead more

Freatured Reports and Stories

Wyoming Pathways Board Member Selected to Wyoming Public Lands Initiative Advisory Committee for Park County

This past week, the Park County Board of County Commissioners selected their Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Advisory Committee members and Wyoming Pathways board member, John Gallagher, was selected as the Primary member for non-motorized recreation.  In this position, John will be able to provide his perspective and input as a long-time trail advocate toRead more

Found Money – “Orphaned” Federal Earmark Funding for Pathway in Jackson Hole Discovered by Wyoming Pathways.

Federal transportation funding sounds like a pretty wonky topic, hard to get very excited about. But on the other hand, federal transportation funding has been extremely important to build many of the great places we ride bikes in Wyoming, and many communities have benefited. That old saying “follow the money” remains good advice. Recently IRead more

Wyoming Pathways Launches Spring Membership Campaign for Individuals and Partners

As we roll into Spring, all around the Cowboy State, outdoor enthusiasts’ attention is shifting to warmer weather people-powered fun like mountain biking and road riding, hiking and trail running. In our cities and towns, citizens are exploring alternative modes of transportation to get where they are going by walking and riding their bikes. SupportingRead more

Wyoming Improves one place in National Biking and Walking Rankings

New reports from the League of American Bicyclists, Alliance for Biking and Walking and Safe Routes to School show Wyoming is making progress. League of American Bicyclists – The Bicycle Friendly State℠ program – Wyoming up one place to Ranking #35 The annual Bicycle Friendly State Report Cards have been released by the League of American Bicyclists.Read more

Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force – Moving Forward

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed the Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force bill into law on Monday February 29th.  The next steps for the bill are for the Governor to appoint the 13 members called for in the bill, and to appoint a chairman. “This is the first ever state-level effort to study the benefits andRead more

Representing Wyoming at the National Bike Summit

Wyoming Pathways Executive Director Tim Young attended the National Bike Summit in Washington DC last week and met with the Wyoming Delegation on bicycling and walking issues in the Cowboy state. Approximately 600 bicycling advocates attended from nearly every state and all around the country. The Bike Summit includes two days of conference format speakersRead more

Legislature Creates Wyoming’s first Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force – Governor Matt Mead to sign Senate File 8 on Monday February 29th

For Immediate Release Contact Tim Young, tim@wyopath.org Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Legislature passed Senate File 8, the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force bill, last week with convincing margins in both the Senate and House. That completes the legislature’s work, and the bill moves on to Governor Mead to be signed into law on MondayRead more

Senate File 8 Passes Final Votes – What’s Next?

Good news — Senate File 8, the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force bill, passed third and final reading in the Wyoming House today by a vote of 38-22. Having already passed the Senate by a similarly strong margin, the bill went back to the Senate for a “concurrence” vote, the process by which theRead more

Senate File 8, Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Bill, passes in the Wyoming Senate – On to the House of Representatives!

Last week, Senate File 8, the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force bill, cleared a major hurdle and passed all three readings on the Senate floor with overwhelming support. The bill will now be referred to the House of Representatives, where it has to go through a similar process, including committee review, and three readingsRead more

Wyoming Pathways Attends Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Workshop in Lander

The Wyoming County Commissioners Association (WCCA) held a one-day workshop for public lands stakeholders on Tuesday, January 26th in Lander, WY. The WCCA sought to get constructive engagement from stakeholders to help insure the success of the WPLI and Wyoming Pathways was happy to attend the event. Sending two representatives, Wyoming Pathways had the opportunityRead more