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 […]
When it comes to full-time bike commuting, I’m by no means an expert. It takes a pretty solid commitment to fully abandon the comforts and freedom of using a car to get to work each day.
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.
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 […]
By Katie Harrington The Open Streets Project – an initiative that temporarily closes city streets to automobile traffic in order to promote walking and bicycling – is coming to Salt Lake City (SLC) on May 4 as part of the city’s Year of the Bike efforts. Open Streets originated in Bogotá, Colombia as the Ciclovía […]
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 […]
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 […]
Cycling Utah’s April 2013 Issue is now available as a PDF (9 mb download), Pick up a copy at your favorite bike shop in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, N. AZ, or W. CO or other location!
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.
I had a lot of opportunities to use cold-weather tactics during the single digit weather during the winter of 2012-2013. For some people, low temperatures create cold feet, for others, such as my wife, a cold face. I personally have issues with my hands.