Bicycle Collective Winter Fundraising Drive

By Deb Henry The Bicycle Collective is gearing up for winter — which means they need your help! During the winter, the shops are quieter, but they’re just hibernating, toiling away, working on projects for next spring when the first nice day means hundreds of people looking for our refurbished bikes and support from well-trained […]

Utah Clean Air No Excuses Rally 2015 Photo Gallery

Utah Clean Air No Excuses Rally 2015 Photo Gallery

January 29, 2016 – In 2015, thousands of Utahns went to the Utah State Capitol to demand better air quality. The Clean Air, No Excuses Rally was a success, and got the attention of the legislature including House Speaker Greg Hughes. Clean air is crucial for cyclists, since we ride outside, and process more air […]

Salt Lake City’s Complete Streets Ordinance – An Assessment of 2014-2015 Bike Lane Installations

Salt Lake City’s Complete Streets Ordinance – An Assessment of 2014-2015 Bike Lane Installations

Editorial and Analysis by Dave Iltis • Cycling Utah [A form of the following was sent to the Salt Lake City Council on December 7, 2015] December 7, 2015 – Salt Lake City’s Complete Streets Ordinance, passed in 2010, (and previously executive order) has been a keystone in making Salt Lake City a more bikeable, walkable, […]

Salt Lake City Council Passes 2015 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

Salt Lake City Council Passes 2015 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

December 2, 2015 – The Salt Lake City Council yesterday passed the 2015 version of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The document has been in development for two and a half years, and had input from stakeholders and citizens throughout Salt Lake City. The 125 page document contains vision, maps, and programs that will […]

Salt Lake County Council Rejects Bicycle Commuter Benefit

November 24, 2015 – Today, the Salt Lake County Council rejected a Bicycle Commuter Benefit for Salt Lake County employees who commute by bike to work. The council removed the item from the 2016 budget by a vote of 5-4 on party lines, with all five Republicans, Michael Jensen, Aimee Winder Newton, Steven DeBry, Max Burdick, […]

Editorial: Salt Lake County Should Add Bicycle Commuter Benefit

Editorial By Dave Iltis • Editor • Cycling Utah On Tuesday, November 24, the Salt Lake County Council will be considering including the Employee Bicycle Commuter Incentive Policy. The policy would implement a benefit of up to $300/year for employees who commute to work by bicycle. The benefit is slightly larger so that effectively the County would […]

Bike Friendly Awards Given to St. George and Brigham Young University

November 15, 2015 – The League of American Bicyclists announced their latest round of Bike Friendly Community Awards today. St. George was awarded an Honorable Mention. “St. George has made improving bicycle friendliness a priority and has been a leader in Washington County in that regard. We are pleased that they have applied for the […]

SLCBAC News for Fall 2015

By Ian Scharine As the colors and great rides of autumn await, SLCBAC looks forward to closing out the riding season on a high note. Along with many completed projects this past year, more communities are thinking about upgrades to their streets and public areas that will benefit biking and walking. One of these communities […]

2015 Guide to Cycling Related Ballot Measures in Utah

2015 Guide to Cycling Related Ballot Measures in Utah

2015 Guide to Cycling Related Ballot Measures in Utah – Election Day is November 3, 2015 or Vote by Mail By Dave Iltis • Editor October 23, 2015 – This year, Utah has more cycling related ballot measures up for approval by voters than perhaps any election before. Cyclists have a chance to vote for […]