• LoBo Trail connector will help divert Boulder cyclists off of Jay Road, officials say

    Submitted by 303cycling on April 2nd, 2018

    Boulder County and city officials are in the early stages of connecting two trails north of Boulder that will take cyclists and pedestrians off of a narrow bike path on Spine Road and the shoulder of Jay Road.

    “We’ve gotten a lot of input over the years,” Boulder County Regional Trails Planner Matt Wempe said. “People want an alternative to riding on Jay Road. That’s what is driving the project.” Read more

    • Cyclists attacked, threatened on Longmont LoBo Trail – first-hand Account by Becky Furuta

      Submitted by 303cycling on April 2nd, 2018

      PSA to my local friends:

      Saturday afternoon, I was finishing my ride and elected to avoid some wind by heading home on the LoBo Trail. I encountered a homeless couple just past the turn off to the Longmont Rec Center, about 100 meters from the underpass below Ken Pratt Ave. This is Boulder County. There are transients everywhere, and I usually just hand them wherever ride food I’ve got left in my pockets. But this couple leered at me uncomfortably. Immediately, I took out my headphones. I debated turning around, actually. Something seemed “off.” Read more