More Alternatives Needed for University of Utah to Downtown Salt Lake City Bike Routes

By Chad Mullins Salt Lake City’s Transportation Division has been convening a University to Downtown bikeway focus group; this is part of the City’s current effort to update the Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan.  The City is currently seeking ideas to improve walking and bicycling in Salt Lake City on the “Open City Hall.” You can give them your suggestions […]

The Bicycle Transit Center: Serving the Needs of Commuter Cyclists.

The Bicycle Transit Center: Serving the Needs of Commuter Cyclists.

June 2011 – The Bicycle Transit Center (BTC) at the UTA Intermodal Hub has been in existence for just over a year. Its location and services have made a big impact for the bike commuter traveling on FrontRunner, bus or TRAX. Even if you do not use public transportation to assist you with your bike commute, The BTC may still have services for your needs.

Wasatch Front Bike Progress – Lots of Good Signs

By Chad Mullins Originally, my intention was to mention a list of events that deserve our bicycle community support at the end of this blog.  Only through our participation can we hope to attract the political will needed to get active transportation projects planned and funded. But when I considered how few readers might remain […]

Ride a GreenBike to Save the Air in Salt Lake City – New Program Launched on April 8, 2013

By Ellen Lewis After a long and smoggy winter, Spring is here and to celebrate its arrival “GreenBike,” Salt Lake’s premiere bike share program, launched on April 8, 2013. This non-profit partnership between Salt Lake City and SLC Bike share started with 10 solar-powered bike kiosks in key locations downtown. Commuters can borrow one of […]

An Introduction to Chad Mullins’ New Blog

This blog will be a new experience for me, and that means it will be a new experience for readers as well.  So, first I will try to explain myself, which may help put my comments and opinions in context. I love riding a bike instead of driving, and try to do so at every […]

Cycle Tracks Are Coming to Utah

Cycle Tracks Are Coming to Utah

Last summer, Salt Lake City’s Transportation Division launched a three-block prototype on 300 East (between 600 South and 900 South) that features the protected bike lane – called a cycle track – on two of the blocks, and a more traditional, but extra-wide bike lane on the remaining block.