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Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee News for June 2014

After a year and a half, Committee Chair A.J. Martine voluntarily stepped down from his position. The committee voted by unanimous approval to appoint John Herbert (former vice-chair) as replacement.…

Policy Finalized on Ski Areas and Mountain Biking

Ski slopes in national forests can officially get used for mountain biking in the off season. Many already are but the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) finalized its policy in April…

Sarai Snyder: Empowering Women via The Pedal

Sarai Snyder: Empowering Women via The Pedal

Utah had the pleasure this April of hosting women’s cycling advocate Sarai Snyder, founder of the website Girl Bike Love (girlbikelove.com) and the worldwide CycloFemme ride (cyclofemme.com). As one of…

Bicycle Collective News for June 2014

The Bicycle Collective is proud to announce that we are expanding our summer Open Shop hours in our Salt Lake Community Bike Shop.…

Salt Lake County Planning East West Trail System

June 11, 2014 - Salt Lake County, Utah is beginning to develop an East-West Trail System Master Plan to connect the Jordan River Parkway with the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.…

Combat Puncture Vine on the Jordan River – Buy a Weevil or Volunteer

Hate Goat Heads? Love the Jordan River Trail? Help to combat the awful weed by participating in the Donate a Weevil Program. Just visit http://jordanrivercommission.com/Store/donate-biocontrol/ to buy a puncture-vine seed…

Bicycle – Motor Vehicle Crashes Increasing in Utah

In Utah, the rate of bicyclist-motor vehicle crashes has been following an unfortunate increasing trend for the past several years. However on a positive note, despite the increasing number…

Utah and Idaho Get Mixed Reviews for Cycling in New Benchmark Report

When it comes to per capita bicycle/pedestrian commuting and spending, Utah doesn't quite make the top 40 percent of states. Or so reports the Alliance for Biking & Walking in…

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. …