Salt Lake County Bike News for August 2014

By Ian Scharine The Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee (SLCBAC) is in the middle of a busy summer. Several county projects and a recruit effort to fill empty seats on SLCBAC are in full swing! If you would like to apply to become a member of SLCBAC, follow this link: http://slco.org/boards/. Part of our […]

Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee Seeks New Members

July 17, 2014 – Salt Lake County is seeking applicants to fill five positions in its 15 member Bicycle Advisory Committee. The committee (SLCBAC) reviews and offers input on all bicycle-related proposals and projects, working closely with the Mayor’s office and other County departments. This is an exciting time to be engaged in cycling initiatives within […]

SLCBAC News for Fall 2013

By Ian Scharine The “Year of the Bike” has been a productive and successful one for the Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee. The committee would like to thank all of its generous board members, county personnel and the bicycling community at large. As part of its Strategic Plan moving forward, SLCBAC would like to […]

Emigration Canyon to See Bike Lane Improvements

July 17, 2012 – Salt Lake County will begin work on Emigration Canyon Road. The roadwork, which will begin its preliminary stages this week, is expected to continue through the summer.   The work is intended to improve safety conditions by creating shoulders to keep rock slides out of bike lanes. The slope stabilization project will […]

USDOT Awards Grants for Bicycle Accomodations in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced in August $12.6 million in grants to fund an array of highway-related efforts in Utah, including the additions of safety lanes in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. Four miles of safety shoulders will be added to SR210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Three miles of safety shoulders will be added […]