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Why the Newly Introduced Active Transportation for Public Lands Act Will Be Good for Wyoming

Wyoming Pathways Executive Director Tim Young explains the potential benefits of the newly introduced Active Transportation for Public Lands Act legislation for Wyoming: On January 16th, 2020, Representative Jared Huffman introduced H.R.5642 Active Transportation for Public Lands Act, a bill to address the need for safe bicycling and walking paths on federal public lands. Wyoming Pathways applauds Rep. HuffmanRead more

Wyoming An Important Piece of The Great American Rail-Trail

Wyoming is set to play an important role in the continued development of the Great American Rail-Trail, a 3700+ mile multi-use path across America, completely separated from road traffic.  The Rail-Trail will connect over 125 existing trails and is currently around 52% complete.  With around 1700 miles remaining to be completed and connected, the RailsRead more

Executive Director’s Year-End Message

Wyoming Pathways is pleased to report a highly productive 2018 as the “statewide voice of people who bicycle and walk”. From successful trail projects in Lander and Laramie to the new Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian Report, this has been our most productive year yet. We are grateful for your support and wish to thank youRead more

The Pathway Forward – Looking Ahead to 2019

The Pathway Forward – Looking Ahead to 2019 After the major successes in 2018, Wyoming Pathways plans to keep the “people-powered” momentum going forward into 2019.  We will be continuing to work on some of our existing projects, working on new planned projects and will likely help with ones we do not even know aboutRead more

Giving Thanks, Giving Tuesday and Our Fall Membership Drive

Wishing everyone happy Thanksgiving week, where we celebrate that great American holiday, Pre-Black-Friday Day! Well, sometimes it seems like that, but we really do want to wish all of our supporters a Happy Thanksgiving and tell you how thankful we are for you. We cannot do what we do for Wyoming biking and walking withoutRead more

NICA High School Mountain Bike Racing In Wyoming

Success and Growth Lead to Thoughts of “A League of Their Own” by Cindy Dywan and Caroline Esch 2018 SEASON RECAP With mountain bike teams in Casper, Cheyenne, and Laramie, it is common to come across high school riders out on the trails in Southeast Wyoming.  If you were to stop one of these ridersRead more

Wyoming Pathways Awarded Wyoming Community Foundation Grant

We just learned that Wyoming Pathways received a grant from the Wyoming Community Foundation (https://wycf.org/) and want to thank them for their support.  We will use the funds to continue our work helping Wyoming communities to become better and healthier places to live through biking and walking. We also wanted to encourage you to notRead more

Greater Yellowstone Trail – New Connections Underway

The 180-mile Greater Yellowstone Trail (GYT) connects Jackson Hole Wyoming with West Yellowstone Montana via sections of the old Yellowstone Rail Line, going through Victor, Driggs, Tetonia, Ashton, and Island Park. Several additions are underway along this amazing bicycle and walking route that connects two National Parks with pathways, back roads, and rail trail sectionsRead more

WY Legislature Considers Recreational Trail Fee Bill

The Wyoming State Legislature is considering new a bill that would create the nation’s first nonmotorized trail user fee. If enacted, the funds generated from the proposed $10 annual fee would go into a dedicated account to be used to support the maintenance and construction of nonmotorized trails in Wyoming. As currently proposed, the $10 fee would applyRead more

The Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit – 2018 and Beyond

This past May, Wyoming Pathways partnered with traditional partner, Platte River Trails and new partner, Friends of Pathways to hold the third Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit in the town of Jackson.  Each iteration of the event, first held in 2013, has grown, becoming a “must-attend” event for Wyoming’s transportation, planning and recreation professionals, biking,Read more