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Vernal’s McCoy Flats Trails Under Threat

McCoy Flats Trail System in Vernal is under threat from a planned truck bypass route that would cut through the heart of the trail system. …

SLCBAC News for May 2014

May is Utah Bike Month and, as the theme indicates, it is packed with events to encourage and celebrate alternate means of transportation. …

Utah Rises to 8th in Bike Friendly State Rankings

The League of American Bicyclists ranked Utah eighth out of the 50 states in terms of bicycle friendliness, noting significant progress but also giving suggestions for continued improvement.…

Bicycle Collective News for May 2014

Up and down the Wasatch Front the Bicycle Collectives are in full swing. …

Better Biking in Utah is Coming as UDOT Updates Active Transportation Policy

The Utah Department of Transportation officially updated its Active Transportation Policy of 2006 last December to state that it will consider cyclists, pedestrians and others in “improvements in the funding,…

Bike Utah Gears Up For Big Year with New Executive Director

The New Year welcomed Phil Sarnoff as the new Executive Director at Bike Utah, the state’s bicycle advocacy organization. Phil brings a wealth of experience in active transportation and advocacy…

Utah State Legislative Wrap-Up 2014

In the 2014 Utah State Legislative Session, several bicycling related bills were considered. The following are summaries of the political process around each bill.…

Bike Legislation in Congress – Various Measures May Increase Bike Funding

Not only does the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) law expire Oct. 1, but the Highway Trust Fund is scheduled to run out of funds this…

Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee News April 2014

Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.bicycle.slco.org/ for links to membership application, ongoing committee projects, upcoming important dates and more! …

Rail Trails May Be Affected by Recent Supreme Court Decision – Wyoming’s Medicine Bow Trail Detours

a “loss in the Supreme Court would not only block the completion of Wyoming's Medicine Bow Rail Trail, but could also threaten existing rail-trails across America that utilize federally-granted rights-of-way.”…