kalamazoo river valley trail

WMUK News
12:00 am
Wed May 14, 2014

For Better Safety, Treat Bikes as Vehicles, Memorial Rider Says

Credit Richard Durdl / Flickr

Paul Wells discusses what people need to know about bike safety

Participants in Kalamazoo Bike Week’s annual Ride of Silence hope the event, held in memory of those killed or injured on a bike in the last year, can be a teaching moment on safety.

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WMUK News
10:43 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Kalamazoo Considers Extending Urban Trail Downtown

A snow-covered section of the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail left of a driveway near Willard Street.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

This could be a decisive year for Kalamazoo’s urban trails. That’s because the city is likely to vote on proposals to extend the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail through the city’s downtown. But while extending the trail is a popular idea, it may prove tough to find a path everyone can agree on.

Deputy City Manager Jeff Chamberlain sits at a table in his office at city hall. He points to lines traced over a map of downtown Kalamazoo, which show the path of the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail.

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