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Salt Lake County East West Trails Master Plan Open Houses October 21 and 23, 2014 and Request for Comments

October 17, 2014 – Salt Lake County is developing an East-West Recreational Trails Master Plan. The trail system will connect the west side of the Salt Lake Valley with the…

Salt Lake City’s 300 South Protected Bike Lane Grand Opening and Discover Broadway Festival to be held on 10-18-2014

Salt Lake City’s 300 South Protected Bike Lane Grand Opening and Discover Broadway Festival to be held on 10-18-2014

The grand opening of the new protected bike lane on 300 S will be held in conjunction with The Discover Broadway Festival this weekend on 300 South (Broadway) in Salt…

Bike Utah, a Utah Bike Advocacy Non-Profit, to Hold Fundraiser on October 22, 2014 in Salt Lake City

Bike Utah, a Utah Bike Advocacy Non-Profit, to Hold Fundraiser on October 22, 2014 in Salt Lake City

October 13, 2014 – Bike Utah, the state non-profit bike advocacy organization, is hosting a fundraising event on October 22, 2014. The event, titled ‘Love, Peace, and Chain Grease’, will…

Book Review of Why We Drive and an Interview with Cycling Utah Cartoonist Andy Singer

Book Review of Why We Drive and an Interview with Cycling Utah Cartoonist Andy Singer

You may have seen the cartoons by Andy Singer that have graced the pages of Cycling Utah over the years.I did have the pleasure of a short interview with Andy…

Parley’s Canyon Trail Study Completed

After close to five years, Salt Lake County has completed the Parley’s Canyon Trail Feasibility Study. The Parley’s Canyon Trail was conceived by Gordon Stam in approximately 2006. Several years…

It’s Time to (Officially) Declare Goat Heads a Noxious Weed for Better Bicycling

It’s Time to (Officially) Declare Goat Heads a Noxious Weed for Better Bicycling

Editorial - Cycling Utah is calling for the weed to be placed on the Utah State Noxious Weed list for 2015 as a Class B or Class A Noxious Weed.…

Roger Borgenicht Wants to See the Return of the Bicycle

Roger Borgenicht Wants to See the Return of the Bicycle

“A big job of community planners is to reduce dependence on the automobile and through personal experience, I’ve learned that the bicycle is just simply a more sensible urban mobility…

Update – Drive-throughs and Biking – Salt Lake City Council Passes Ordinance Allowing Cyclists

September 30, 2014 – UPDATE – The ordinance allowing bicyclists to use drive-through windows at any time a business is open passed the Salt Lake City Council by a vote…

The New Landscape of Funding for Bike Projects

By Charles Pekow If you’re not already thinking about what bicycle projects you’d like to see funded in your community next year, get busy. The next round of applications for…

New Study Shows Cycletracks Work

New Study Shows Cycletracks Work

By Charles Pekow Communities that install cycletracks are themselves heading in the right direction, as they are helping increasing numbers of people bike in the right direction. Lessons from the…