There is a brand-new recorded interview and posted article in The Environment Report in which Dean Branson is quoted at length about the oft-debated issue of building a bike trail through Elk Rapids. Here is a sample insight from Branson.
“Family bikers really like to be further away, where they don’t hear the roads or the safety problems associated with fast cars. And this presents an opportunity for us to be quiet, out in nature.” The Environment Report
Interviewer Peter Payette from NPR deftly uncovers the history and challenges associated with building a bike trail in our area and Rebecca Williams has incorporated it into her story for the magazine.
Dean Branson is an excellent advocate for an appropriate trail. If you want a bike trail through Elk Rapids, you have to listen to this interview, read the article, then find a way to make this trail happen.