When my wife Sarah and I started Prevelo Bikes, we made a decision that giving back was a core ethic of our business. From our first year in business in 2017 we have been a member of 1% of the Planet, taking the pledge to give 1% of every sale to non-profits. We're a small company with modest resources, but this giving means a lot to us. It's at the foundation of why my wife and I dropped everything in our life to start a bike company.
Weber Pathways' is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to plan, promote, construct, and protect non-motorized public trails and related open space in the greater Weber County, UT area.
Founded in 1995, Weber Pathways vision is to build trails that create a culture where all have places to walk, run and ride as they enjoy nature and connect with their neighbors in the greater Weber County area.
Weber Pathways has invested and advocated for building trails that improve the quality of life and economic vitality in the Weber County area. The success of the Weber River Parkway, Rail Trail, Northern Bonneville Shoreline Trail, the Pineview Loop Pathway and western portion of the Ogden River Parkway are all testaments to the productivity of our organization. To date, 66 trails have been constructed by Weber Pathways and its partners. Weber Pathways has also permanently preserved 360 acres of open space, given away 240,000 free trail maps that show 266 miles of natural surface trails and 33 miles of paved trails.
Weber Pathways is proud to host “TrailFest” every year where families can enjoy Weber County’s expansive network of urban trails and enjoy organized activities along the Centennial Trail that includes trail etiquette, free tubing on the Ogden River, science learning projects, digging for “fossils” and making a plaster cast near Eccles Dinosaur Park, and so much more.
Weber Pathways is actively engaged in Active Transportation projects to provide safer bike and pedestrian routes that are required by 2050 to meet Utah’s expectation for quality of life.
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