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Senate File 8 Passes Final Votes – What’s Next?

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

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

Wyoming Pathways Attends Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Workshop in Lander

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

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

Good News for Wyoming – FAST Act Analysis and Thanks to Senator Barrasso

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

Tim Young Meets with Legislators in Washington DC

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

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

Wyoming TRW Committee Meets in Jackson

The Wyoming Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee met in Jackson, WY on Monday and Tuesday, September 26th and 27th. Part of the work assigned to the Committee during this session is an Interim Study on bicycling and walking. The Committee worked to refine the proposed Bicycle System Task Force Bill. In additionRead more

Wyoming Pathways Proposes New “Active Wyoming” Initiative

Update: TRW Committee Agrees to Draft Bill Supporting Bicycling and Trails! Wyoming Pathways Executive Director, Tim Young, appeared before the Wyoming Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife, and Cultural Resources Committee in Kemmerer on Monday, August 10th, 2015. The Committee is beginning work on a Bicycle Tourism and Recreation Interim Study topic, and invited Wyoming Pathways toRead more