3 results for month: 05/2016


Why Are Greenways Important?

Guest blogger: Todd Scott Greenways are typically long parks or natural areas that usually include a trail.  Many times greenways will follow a river or are built on abandoned railroad property. And the “green” in greenways has two meanings. Greenways have many trees and plants along the trail which are the color green, but greenways are also “green” because they are good for the environment. Greenways are important for many different reasons.  For some, they are a nice, clean, and safe place to play, ride a bike, walk, or run.  They are places where one can have a serious workout or just a romantic stroll after dinner. Using ...

Michigander Bicycle Tour Gets A New Look

The Michigander Bicycle Tour has a new look. To mark the 25th Ride, the team at Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance (MTGA) , Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) and GUD Marketing have rolled out a new ride identity system. The Michigander’s iconic design evolved out of planning and research sessions between Dennis Pace and Terry Sietling. Dennis is an active trail biker, runner, and skier, traveling all across Michigan. He contributes his communications and graphics expertise to MTGA on a regular basis and has been on the MTGA board since 2006. He was the founder of Pace & Partners which transitioned to Güd Marketing in 2011. Terry received ...

Be Our Guest

Welcome to our blog on all things trail related in the beautiful state of Michigan. While we work to offer compelling articles from our work, we have also archived blog entries from our past website in order to offer additional resources for those looking for quotes, newsletter content, links to other trail sites and articles to share. Our blog is intended as a means of sharing information and for interacting. We feel it is important to have conversations with other trail aficionados. The type of content we share includes: Editorial commentary Trail related websites features Trail projects and updates Links to trail resources ...