October 18, 2011

Accomplishments

  • Three Foot Law passed
  • Pascagoula Bike Route Finalized
  • Website & Facebook page
  • Hosted 1st Bridge to Bridge Bike Ride
  • Gautier Trails Group Founded
  • Bike N Bus Established: Riders exceed 1, prescription 000/month
  • Rotary District 6840 (55 clubs) Trails, sovaldi sale Network & Event Promo
  • Red Creek Paddle
  • Partnered to Design, Produce & Implement “Bike Biloxi Bicycle Route”
  • Deer Island Blueway Planning with GCHTP Partners & City of Biloxi, Expert input on trailhead design
  • Attended Bike Summit in D.C.
  • Presented at National Trails Symposium, Chattanooga & NPS Scientific Mtg (George Wright Society, NOLA)
  • Bicycle Safety Act promotion/public education promoted state-wide
  • Police Academy course developed and taught in Hancock County
  • Jim Foster is Board Member of Bike/Walk Mississippi Input to Long Range Federal Transportation Plan – 5 yr Plan
  • St. Patrick Catholic High School Bike Club – Mtn bike group ride, safety course
  • Wrote Mrs. Barbour & presented the Heritage Trails to MS Director of Tourism
  • Advocated Old Hwy 49 Path, leading to National Recreation Trails application & Cara Pucheu as Partner
  • Achieved League Cycling Instructor certification to teach nationally accredited bicycle education courses
  • Designed and produced bike ed for families with children ages 1-5, the Trike Rodeo (Excel by 5)
  • Attempted to save I-10 bridge at Slidell for a bike/ped family recreation & fitness destination!
  • Trails Traveled: Santa Monica Beach Path; Grand Canyon South Rim; River Mtn Loop Trail (NV), Old Fort Bayou (MS), Raccoon Mtn Bike Trail (TVA at Chattanooga); Sandestin Multi-use Paths; B2B Bicycle Destination (MS); Southern Magnolia 100 Bike Route; 6 Gap Half Century (58 mi GA Professional Bike Race Course
  • New Group Bike Rides: Gautier, Pass Christian, Biloxi Dinner Ride, B2B on US 90 Pathway
  • Developed Junior Trails Partnership – getting kids outside on our local trails & education

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