29th Annual LoToJa Classic set for Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011

At 206 miles, LoToJa is the longest one-day sanctioned bicycle race in America from Logan, UT to Jackson, Wyo Layton, Utah — Over 1,000 bicyclists from across the U.S. and two countries will depart Logan, UT at dawn on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 to compete in the 29th Annual LoToJa Classic. Before sunset and over […]

Utah Makes Good Use of Transportation Enhancements Funding; Idaho Does Not

By Charles Pekow Transportation Enhancements (TE) took a major hit last year as states were forced to return to the federal treasury $2.2 billion in surface transportation money in August 2010. But Utah protected its funding, unlike most other states. The figures are reported in the annual Transportation Enhancements Spending Report: Analysis of the States’ […]

PRATT Trail Moves Forward

The Draw at Sugar House will soon allow pedestrian and bicyclists to travel safely between Sugar House Park and Hidden Hollow at Sugar House Commons. This is a keystone project for the Parley’s Trail and the next step in establishing a class 1 trail from the mouth of Parley’s Canyon and the Bonneville Shoreline Trail to the Provo/Jordan River Parkway. However, […]

New Federal Rule May Help Bike Infrastructure

By Charles Pekow It’s official: improvements to bicycle infrastructure within three miles of a train station or bus depot can get federal as part of a public transportation project. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that radius in its new rules governing Eligibility of Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Under Federal Transit Law. FTA announced the […]

Leipheimer Wins Second Straight Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Against International Field

By Jared Eborn Bigger, deeper, tougher and better than ever. After jumping up to claim a spot in the UCI racing calendar the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah delivered its best race yet with Levi Leipheimer returning to his former stomping grounds and, with the much-needed help of his Radio Shack teammates, captured his […]