Cheyenne Cycling Tragedy Points Out Need for Improved Cycling Safety Awareness

While bicycling is a fun and healthy activity, its not without risks. As summer weather finally arrives in Wyoming and many of us are getting out to enjoy a bike ride, a recent fatal crash in Cheyenne  reminds us of the importance to ride with care. Details are still being gathered in this case, whereRead more

Fat Biking Summit Summary

Blessed with a long winter, Wyoming is increasingly becoming a great place to fat bike. In 2016, new groomed trails around the state were enjoyed at Happy Jack and Curt Gowdy serving Laramie and Cheyenne, in Jackson Hole and at Grand Targhee Resort, on Casper Mountain, the new Beck Lake Trails in Cody, some inRead more

Spring Cycling in Yellowstone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2016              16-013 Amy Bartlett  (307) 344-2015  [email protected] ——————————————————————————- YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK NEWS RELEASE ——————————————————————————- Spring Bicycling Begins on Select Yellowstone Roads Bicyclists Must Plan Ahead for Safety Beginning today, bicyclists willing to brave the unpredictable elements of spring in Yellowstone National Park are ableRead more

Wyoming Pathways Well represented at the Senate File 8 Signing Ceremony

Wyoming Pathways was well represented at the signing ceremony for Senate File 8, the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force bill, with Chairman Bruce Burrows, Board Member Todd Thibodeau and Outreach Director Pete Skram on hand to witness the event. Unfortunately, Executive Director Tim Young, who helped develop the bill and supported its progress through theRead more

Registration for the 20th Tour de Wyoming Opens February 15th

The Tour de Wyoming kicked off for the first time in 1997. Some 45 intrepid riders gathered in Powell, Wyoming for a six-day ride that went up and over the Bighorn Mountains and finishing up in Casper. It was initially an event of the Wyoming Governor’s Council for Physical Fitness and Sport. At that timeRead more

Safe Streets in Laramie: Community Development Director Randy Hunt Weighs In: Hunt: Planners, stakeholders should have long-range plan for safe streets

Making Laramie’s streets accommodating and safe to a variety of modes of transportation is a challenge, but city planners, advocates and transportation authorities are looking at progressive ways of meeting that goal. As Laramie continues to grow, finding ways to accommodate different modes of transportation safely and efficiently can be a challenge. With plans forRead more

DDA develops bike share program – Board OKs spending $5K on downtown program that will roll out in April

A pilot program sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority/Main Street will help people discover the joys of bicycle riding. Tuesday, the DDA board unanimously approved spending $5,000 to develop a pilot bike share program. Called ReRide, the pilot is planned for April 1-Oct. 31. DDA then will evaluate it to decide whether to continue itRead more

Wyoming County Commissioners Association Proposes Review and Action on Wilderness Study Areas in Wyoming

The Wyoming County Commissioners Association (WCCA) recently proposed the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative. WCCA states that the core goal of the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) is to develop a locally-led, Wyoming-specific, legislative lands package to address designation, release, or other management for Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs) in Wyoming. As proposed, the WPLI is aRead more

Wyoming TRW Committee Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Update

The next steps in the development of a Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force took place at the September 26th and 27th Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Interim Committee meeting in Jackson, Wyoming. The committee visited pathway projects, heard testimony related to the formation of the Task Force and deliberated changes toRead more

20 Years in the Making – Highway 22 Pathway Provides Critical Connection

U.S. Senator John Barasso was on hand October 3rd with local elected leaders and several hundred supporters for the long-awaited Path-22 Grand Opening event. Senator Barrasso congratulated the Jackson community and helped a group of of youthful supporters cut the ribbon. The new 5-mile paved pathway parallels WY-22, the busiest two-lane highway in Wyoming, andRead more