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

Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit Report

Statewide gathering in Casper showcases benefits of biking, walking, and trails The Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit held June 25-27 in Casper was a resounding success.  Centered around the theme “Active Wyoming – People, Places and Prosperity”, the conference connected communities, agencies and people by bringing together biking, walking, health, and active living experts withRead more

Wyoming Bike | Walk | Trails Summit

Looking for the 2018 Wyoming Bike | Walk | Trails Summit Page? Click Here! Active Wyoming – People Places and Prosperity – Casper June 25-26 (Download Event Agenda PDF) Wyoming Bike Walk Trail Summit to Connect Communities, Agencies, People Biking, walking, health, and active living experts will join state officials and supporters of pathways andRead more

Summit Report – PATHWAYS SOLUTION TO PHYSICAL AND ECONOMIC HEALTH

Improving the physical and economic health of Wyoming residents and their communities was the common theme during the recent Wyoming Trails Summit, a three-day gathering of state officials, health care providers and others in Casper. Rapidly rising obesity rates in Wyoming while the economy continues to struggle has become a serious concern for the state’sRead more

Good Roads Movement

Good Roads 2.0   Wyoming Pathways proposes a new “Good Roads Version 2.0” campaign to take a fresh look at how streets and highways can be better designed to serve all users, including motor vehicle travelers and people walking and bicycling. Through a mix of community outreach and communications, Wyoming Pathways will raise public discussionRead more

New Attitudes Favor Trails, Open Space

Wyoming Trails Summit June 27-29 New Attitudes Favor Trails, Open Space Thirty years ago, few communities or individuals placed much value on pathways and trails, ranking such amenities below the local municipal golf course. Today, that perception has radically changed, and private developers and communities worldwide are embracing the infrastructure not as an amenity, butRead more

New State Parks Trail System a Success

Recognizing the economic potential in attracting visitors, Wyoming embarked in 2006 on an ambitious plan to build trail systems in its state parks. The effort so far has created nearly 60 miles of trails in Glendo and Curt Gowdy state parks in eastern Wyoming, where high plains and mountains collide. Many more trails are plannedRead more

Pathway “missing link” soon to be bridged

A critical “missing link” between the east and west sides of the Snake River in Jackson Hole will no longer be missed early next year when construction on a new pathway bridge is completed. The bridge, just north of the existing Highway 22 bridge, eventually will connect a pathway network in and around the TownRead more

People-Powered Movement

Wyoming Pathways is a statewide, nonprofit organization. It is dedicated to enhancing trails, pathways, and streets to better serve residents and visitors who choose or would like to choose “people-powered” modes of transportation and recreation. We envision a future where every person living in Wyoming has easy access to bicycling and walking opportunities. We hopeRead more

Public Policy and Safety Enhancements

Excellent public policy and infrastructure plans are crucial to create more livable communities and improve bicycling and walking safety. During the next two years Wyoming Pathways will engage in select planning and policy efforts at the state and federal level to benefit active transportation and recreation. Wyoming Pathways will engage key state agencies, including theRead more