66 minutes | Feb 12, 2021

Shifting Lanes to Support Activity w/ Ryan Hale

Show Notes:

The amazing culture of activity transformation that has been underway in the Northwest Arkansas region over the past couple of decades is an encouraging narrative that serves as a testament to what is possible and we believe it is truly an inspiring story for other cities across North America and around the world.

Ryan Hale has been in the middle of this community evolution over the past couple of decades and provides a fascinating view of the process and how the region continues to strive for additional active mobility improvements.

Additional Helpful Links:

The landing page for this episode on the Active Towns website for more photos and content

Ryan's firm: Laneshift

The Walton Family Foundation

Soderquist Leadership Center which was rebranded as Milestone Leadership in 2018

A story about the Denmark Study Tour  - Walton Family Foundation

A story about the Denmark Study Tour - in the local news

Another story about the Denmark Study Tour - in the local news

The Lebron James Interview about Bicycles

NWA Mtn Biking OZ Trails

Bike NWA - Local Non-Profit

NWA Best Trails in the Nation 

The Bike Snob goes to NWA 

PeopleForBikes summary of NWA

Rogers’ Railyard Bike Park

Boulder Valmont Bike Park

Walton Family Foundation/PeopleForBikes Economic Impact Study

National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA)

Northwest Arkansas Council

Show Credits:

Audio Production by Active Towns

A not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping communities create a Culture of Activity.

Creative Commons License: Attributions Non-Commercial No Derivatives 2021

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Music: Various Logic Pro X mixes by John

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