Federal Funding Of Recreational Trails Program Set

Trail Users To Benefit From Federal Funding Of Recreational Trail Program

Trail Users To Benefit From Federal Funding Of Recreational Trails Program Off-highway motorcycle riders and other trail users stand to benefit from up to $82.4 million in federal funding to be apportioned to 49 states in 2014 through the Recreational Trails Program, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Only Florida opted out of the program for […]

Johnson Valley Protection Effort Clears Major Hurdle

Johnson Valley Protection Effort Clears Major Hurdle

Effort To Protect California’s Johnson Valley Riding Area Clears Major Hurdle The National Defense Authorization Act, which includes language to create the Johnson Valley National Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area in California to protect it from a military takeover, has cleared the U.S. House, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On June 14, the House approved the […]

Glamis Permit Fee Increase Proposed By Bureau Of Land Management

Glamis Permit Fee Increase Proposed By Bureau Of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to increase the usage fees, starting October 1st, at the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area in order to close an $1.5 million budget gap. The popular off-highway vehicle area, commonly known as Glamis, is located in California on the border of Mexico and Arizona. According to the The […]

AMA Stresses The Importance Of Recreational Trails Program

AMA Stresses The Importance Of Recreational Trails Program

American Motorcyclist Association Stresses The Importance Of Trails As Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx is being considered in Washington, D.C., to be the U.S. transportation secretary, the American Motorcyclist Association is reminding lawmakers that the secretary is responsible for the Recreational Trails Program. The AMA’s concerns were raised at the nomination hearing by U.S. Sen. […]

Legislation Protecting Johnson Valley OHV Area Advances

Legislation Protecting Johnson Valley OHV Area Advances

Bill To Protect California’s Johnson Valley From Takeover Advances In U.S. House A bill to block a U.S. Marine Corps takeover of California’s Johnson Valley off-highway vehicle recreation area was approved by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources on May 15, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The bill, H.R. 1676, introduced by Rep. Paul […]