The Billings pedestrian advocacy group known as BikeNet and Safe Routes to School will be hosting events throughout the month of May to encourage people to get outside and bike, walk or take the bus.
With its two-month membership drive only half over, BikeNet has signed up a record 150 members.
Kristi Drake, Bike Net executive director, left, with the Billings Gazette’s Allyn Hulteng and Karen Sanford Gall, of Montana Amateur Sports, look over a check for $12,643 awarded to BikeNet on Wednesday. The money was raised through the Heart and Sole race in June.
Kristi Drake is turning the pedals, hoping to encourage people to walk and ride their bikes. Drake, executive director of BikeNet, a local trail advocacy group, sat down recently with Billings Business to discuss plans for an expanded trail system.
After 14 years as the chief promoter of and fundraiser for bicycle and pedestrian trails in Billings, Darlene Tussing is joining her husband in retirement.
BikeNet thanks everyone who joined us at our annual meeting Feb. 28. More than 70 came out to learn how Billings' 36 miles of multi-use trails is growing steadily.
BikeNet has selected Kristi Drake as the organization’s first executive director. Drake has a strong background in nonprofit promotion, well-established community ties and a demonstrated commitment to alternative transportation and healthy lifestyles. Formerly with United Way’s Roots of Prom…
BikeNet, the nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding the trail system in Billings, is poised to switch into high gear.
BikeNet executive director Kristi Drake
Darlene Tussing, right, gave BikeNet executive director Kristi Drake a tour of city bike trails shortly after Drake was hired late last year.
United Way of Yellowstone County's Roots of Promise will present its second Reality Tour at Lockwood Middle School from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Last fall, parents and their children were given the opportunity to experience the dramatic reality of a child who uses drugs. Thanks to the dedicated members of the Billings Jaycees, Lockwood Fire Department, Lockwood School District, Montana Crime Prevention Association, Montana State Elks…
Empower parents and they can make a difference.
Ales for Trails is celebrating its 10th anniversary of promoting bicycle trail development in the Billings area. This year, the Sept. 24th event is moving to Dehler Park, home of the Billings Mustangs baseball team. The event features beer from many of Montana’s craft breweries, live music a…