Entries by Harrison Maddox

River Trail Construction at Episcopal Collegiate

ARKANSAS RIVER TRAIL CONSTRUCTION ALERT Little Rock Public Works and Little Rock Wastewater would like to alert all Arkansas River Trail users who plan to use the section of trail along Cantrell Road. Work has started on installing a new sewer main in that area and the contractor will have 2 large pits dug adjacent […]

Coreen and Linda Biking For BACA

Coreen has finished her Journey and is back home! A group of BACA members went to greet her at the airport this past week to welcome her back after her cross country ride. She has quite the story to tell so follow BACA to find out how you can hear her story. Coreen’s ride raised […]

Call for Volunteers – National Bike and Pedestrian Survey

This week, both Little Rock and North Little Rock will be taking part in The National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project. The project is a survey of what the biking and walking scenes look like in a city. This will provide valuable information to help us promote more biking and walking infrastructure in both cities and show […]

Upcoming Public Meetings in Little Rock

There are three public meetings coming up in the next three weeks that need a BACA presence. Please consider attending one or all of these if you can. Monday, March 10 from 5:30 – 6:30 P.M. at Little Rock West Assembly of God, 16403 Lamarche Drive in Little Rock. This is a public meeting scheduled for the Lamarche […]

Tack Attack on Pinnacle Valley Road / County Farm Road

TAKE ACTION: Tacks on County Farm/Pinnacle Valley Road: As some of you have heard some very thoughtless person (or persons) put tacks on the road between Two Rivers Park and Highway 300. In addition to the usual number of cyclists riding this route on the weekend, a number of cyclists were participating in the Hike/Bike […]

Little Rock Moves Forward

The BACA Board of Directors sent a letter to Mayor Stodola on June 8th asking the status of the behind Dillard’s Trail. We understand that Mayor Stodola is still working to get that accomplished. We have almost 800 Likes on the Close the Loop Facebook Page. River Trail Connector: In the meantime, the City Board of […]

Advocacy at Work – Recent Responses to out Advocacy Efforts

IMPROVEMENTS TO NORTH STREET/LA HARPE BRIDGE SECTION OF RIVER TRAIL: On March 8, 2013, pursuant to BACA’s request, representatives from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Jim McKenzie, Executive Director of Metroplan and others met with BACA representatives to discuss the section of the River Trail being repaired at North Street and LaHarpe.  We […]

A New Year for BACA & Bike Month Updates

We have had a busy first few months of 2013, and elected a new Board of officers at the April 2013 general meeting.  Our new officers are:  Judy Lansky, President; Mason Ellis, Vice President; Bob Gram, Treasurer; Diane Barton, Secretary.  John Gillum and Chad Cragle are completing the second of their two year term as […]