BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) – PeopleForBikes has announced its latest round of community grants.
Two of the grants were done in conjunction with the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA):
- Theodore Wirth Park Mountain Biking Event Trails (Minneapolis): The Loppet Foundation will use this $10,000 grant to add 3.5 miles of trail, a dual slalom course, a skills training area and a pump track to the existing facilities at this Twin Cities park. This project will support existing youth programs and provide a more accessible venue for the local high school mountain bike league.
- Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails – City of Cuyuna Connector Trail (Cuyuna, Minn.): The local IMBA Chapter, the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew, will help more people “ride to their ride” with this 4+ mile singletrack trail from the City of Cuyuna to the popular Yawkey trails. A local funder is matching contributions, further leveraging PeopleForBikes’ $5,000 grant.
Other grant recipients for the Spring 2016 round of funding include:
- Advocacy for Charlotte’s First Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte, N.C.): This $7,500 grant will help Sustain Charlotte garner support for better bicycling from elected leaders and the public. The organization’s goal is to get a commitment to build at least one protected bike …read more