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, [email protected] 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
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
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
New Plan underway for Moose-Wilson Corridor. National Park Service back tracking on the 2007 EIS Decision
(For additional background, please read our article on the history of the Moose-Wilson Corridor) Currently, Grand Teton National Park has embarked on a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Moose Wilson Corridor between Teton Village and Moose. While a pathway was approved for the south half in the 2007 decision, the NPS is reconsidering thatRead more
Brief History of Grand Teton National Park Pathways and new Moose-Wilson Corridor EIS Underway – How we got here, and time to comment, again!
For decades, at least since the late 70’s through the 80’s and 90’s, many in the Jackson Hole community, along with many park visitors, sought to improve bicycling and walking access to Grand Teton National Park for people to more safely and enjoyably visit the park without a motor vehicle. There was keen interest inRead more
Good news for Wyoming, including all of us biking and walking supporters around the Cowboy state. Congress has passed a new long-term Surface Transportation program, called the FAST Act, which was signed into law by President Obama this month. Many thanks to all of you that have written in support of federal transportation programs thatRead more
Wyoming Pathways Executive Director, Tim Young, had a successful mid November trip to Washington, DC for a meeting with Senator Barrasso and meetings with his legislative staff on transportation and natural resources issues. Tim was also able to visit Senator Enzi’s office, and meet with the League of American Bicyclists and several of Wyoming Pathways’Read more
By Jon Cicarelli Fat bikes are a relatively new phenomenon in the world of cycling. Early versions have been available commercially for about a decade, but only in past few years have they become a common sight around on public lands. For those who frequent the Happy Jack recreational area near Laramie Wyoming, they areRead more