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

Wyoming Pathways Included in Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities Fundraiser

Wyoming Pathways has some exciting news to pass along about our participation in the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole’s Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charity.  We have been included as a beneficiary organization in the event, to be held in Jackson, Wyoming on September 12, 2015. Old Bill’s Fun Run has raised over $111 millionRead more

Action Alert – Yellowstone Forgets Skiers in Winter Use Plan – Please Comment

Action Alert – Please comment on the National Parks Service Yellowstone Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan TODAY to support nonmotorized access in Yellowstone National Park. To Take Action: Click the link below to be taken to the National Parks Service online comment form for the Yellowstone Draft Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan: https://parkplanning.nps.gov/commentForm.cfm?documentID=66348 Background: YellowstoneRead more

Mountain Bike Trail Development in Wyoming – Making Progress

Here’s a nice article at WyoFile about how mountain bike trail development is progressing throughout Wyoming: http://www.wyofile.com/column/mountain-bike-trails-expand-across-the-state/

“Active Wyoming” Legislation Proposal to be Presented to Joint Travel, Recreation and Wildlife Committee

Read the article in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle about Wyoming Pathways Executive Director, Tim Young presenting a proposal for “Active Wyoming” legislation to the Joint Travel, Recreation and Wildlife Committee:  http://www.wyomingnews.com/articles/2015/08/10/news/01top_08-10-15.txt#.VcipcHhhgmw

Time is right to take action on trails

Read the Casper Star Tribune Editorial Board comments on the Casper Pathway’s Program and Casper’s transportation future: http://trib.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-board-time-is-right-to-take-action-on-trails/article_868c608c-7c4a-5782-a88a-42f42b43b503.html

Pathways Progress in Casper

Here’s a great article in the Casper Star Tribune on how Casper is moving forward with pathways and trails development.  The city is considering hiring Casper-based CEPI, a civil engineering firm, to finish building the trails system that was proposed in their 2013 trails, path and bikeway plan.

Supportive Casper Star Tribune Editorial

Here’s a supportive editorial from the Casper Star Tribune that mentions the Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit and suggests that better coordination and communication regarding pathways development is “an effort worth pursuing”: http://trib.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-board-trails-strategy-is-one-worth-pursuing/article_b3ef0a57-8ca2-5e0b-9bb7-c8be552c4c31.html