The Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition (IHTC) envisions a 1,500-mile network of trails that stretch from the shores of Lake Erie to the confluence of Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers and on to the Appalachian foothills of West Virginia. Cycle Forward has consulted the IHTC since its inception. The most recent project, evaluating the first 10 years and […]
PEI Placemaking Workshop: Prompting a Coastal Community to Consider Its Sense of Place
The Cavendish resort area on the North Shore of Prince Edward Island is known for its beaches, golf courses, and family-friendly vibe. And, most famously, the Anne of Green Gables novels were set in the area. Despite these impressive regional draws, one tiny harbour community still needed to establish itself as a worthy stop. In 2019, Cycle Forward was able to help.
Rebel Rebel Float Trip
Whiskey, kayaking, and the music of David Bowie are all things that I enjoy. But it would be fair to say that I’m not an aficionado when it comes to any of them. I add mixers to the whiskey, don’t even own a Bowie album, and kayak just once or twice a year. So how does […]
Rebel Rebel Float Trip: Pairing History and Quirk to Get People Paddling
When the Mon River Town Program approached Cycle Forward about organizing a paddling trip, they suggested coming up with a theme and offering a “Mon River experience.” They suggested incorporating the historic Whiskey Rebellion. Before long, the Rebel Rebel Float Trip was conceived and would bring together kayaking, David Bowie, and stories of rebellion.