"With a team of others from across the Rochester community, she is working to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability level, can experience the joy of biking."
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The Statewide Bicycle System Plan represents MnDOT’s vision and goals for bicycle transportation, implementation strategies, and performance measures to evaluate progress toward achieving this vision. The plan falls in line with MnDOT’s family of plans, including Minnesota GO. It follows the completion of the Statewide Bicycle Planning Study.
The Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission announces an opening for residents of District 3 to apply to join the Commission. Chairman Michael Hulett is retiring from the Commission, vacating a seat representing District 3 in the west central part of the state. Applications and more information can be found here. Online applications are due September 4th.
Commissioners are appointed by the Governor and include two members from each of the six Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Districts and one member-at-large. Monthly meetings are held the fourth Wednesday, typically in Sartell with some other Greater Minnesota locations visited during summer months.
The Commission is responsible for undertaking system planning and providing recommendations to the Legislature for grants funded by the Parks and Trails Legacy fund to cities and counties outside the seven county metropolitan area for designated parks and trails of regional significance.
GMRPTC staff recently toured the regionally-designated Cannon Valley Trail - and completely agree with this overview of a fantastic regional trail! Link To "Only In Your State" Article
From our friends at the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota: Everyone deserves a fair chance at living their healthiest life possible. Bicycling can help you stay healthy and have fun, but having access to a bike that fits your needs (and knowing how to use it safely) makes all the difference... The training prepares physical education teachers and other educators how to share essential lessons, including how to safely cross the road, responsible riding, parts of a bike, and more. READ MORE HERE
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