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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. …

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…