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Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Update

The Wyoming Legislature approved a bill in 2016 that created the Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force. The bill had strong legislative and public support from around Wyoming, passing with a 2/3’s majority. Governor Matt Mead appointed the 13 members last summer, and the group has been meeting by phone conference and in person over the pastRead more

Executive Director Tim Young Attends National Bike Summit and Meets with Wyoming Delegation in D.C.

While Washington DC its a long way away, its our nation’s capital and extremely helpful to visit our Delegation and keep up on federal issues, opportunities and threats to biking, walking and trail programs in Wyoming.   In March, Brian Schilling, the Teton County Pathways Coordinator, and I attended the 18th annual National Bike SummitRead more

People Powered Progress Provides Momentum for 2017

What an eventful year 2016 was! From the early success in passing the Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force legislation to our current efforts to improve the Shoshone Mountain Bike Route Designation, Wyoming Pathways has been busy working on behalf of those in the Cowboy State who travel and recreate in a “people-powered” way onRead more

Report on the Initial Meeting of the Governor’s Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force

The first meeting of the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force, a group appointed by Wyoming Governor Mat Mead to study outdoor recreation in the state, took place in Cheyenne on December 15-16. Wyoming Pathways board member, Melanie Arnett, the representative for non-motorized recreation, attended and provided information for the following report.   Dr. Jessica WesternRead more

New – Keep it Public, Wyoming! Public Lands Update Page

The public debate over the proposed amendment to the Wyoming Constitution regarding the takeover of federal public lands continues.  The amendment is moving forward and will likely be introduced in the Wyoming Senate in the upcoming legislative session.  To become a part of the constitution, the amendment will have to be approved by votes of two-thirds ofRead more

Wyoming High School MTB Racing Team Season Wrap-Up

Filing under “better late than never” we wanted to give our props to the Wyoming high school MTB racing teams for their successes this past season. There are currently three teams that race in the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), Cheyenne (WyoX Racing), Laramie (7220 Racing) and Casper (CAMBYR). Because there are not currently enoughRead more

Wyoming Pathways Board Member Melanie Arnett selected to Governor’s Outdoor Recreation Task Force

Wyoming Pathways board member Melanie Arnett from Laramie was selected to represent non-motorized recreation on the Governor’s new Outdoor Recreation Task Force. As one of the 29 people selected to the Task Force, Melanie will be looking after the interests of all non-motorized recreation enthusiasts and will work with others on the Task Force toRead more

Bicycle and Pedestrian System Draft Report – Please Comment Now

The Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force has produced a draft “State of Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Report” and is seeking public comment on it. Check out the article on the Task Force and the new report on the Wyoming Business Council website (with quotes from our own Tim Young): http://www.wyomingbusiness.org/news/wyoming-cycling-study-aims-to-bolster-/10252 Comments can beRead more

Keep it Public, Wyoming! Sign the Petition…Attend the Rally

If you value public lands in Wyoming, it’s time to make your voice heard.  You can do that right now by visiting the Keep it Public, Wyoming website and signing the petition.  You can also support the effort right now by liking the Keep it Public, Wyoming Facebook page and sharing it to your friends.Read more

New Outdoor Recreation Task Force – Time to Get Involved

If you are someone who supports biking and walking in Wyoming and want those activities be an even more important part of outdoor recreation in the state, you now have an unprecedented opportunity to make your voice heard. If you want to see the development of more trails, pathways and other biking and walking infrastructure,Read more