Healthy by Design is doing some pretty cool work to make walking, biking and healthy physical living safer and more accessible to everyone

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Parks Rx is an initiative is to increase physical activity, social connections, and access to parks. With a focus on seniors and individuals experiencing disabilities, the Parks Rx maps recognize accessible walking routes and park features. Check out the map for Pioneer Park here. Activate Billings for workplace wellness: The Billings Chamber and Healthy By […]

Billings Chamber of Commerce leads in supporting trails through their corporate membership, and so much more…

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When the Billings Chamber of Commerce joined Billings TrailNet as a corporate member in 2013, the organization had already been championing trails for several years. In fact, the Chamber identified trails as a strategic initiative in 2009 when they decided that trails attract and retain talent.John Brewer, president and CEO at the Chamber, explains, “a […]

Our trip to Washington could bring huge rewards

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The city of Billings applied to the US Department of Transportation for a grant worth $25 million to build routes along the Marathon Loop plus the Inner Belt Loop with an adjacent trail to connect the Heights to northwest end. Billings submitted the grant in July and winners will be announced in November. Decision makers […]

Cheers to the businesses with bike racks!

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Have you noticed the pretty, new bike racks downtown? Cheers to the following businesses for requesting bike racks for their customers! Please thank them for thinking of you, their bicycle customers, when you see them. o The Annex/Fieldhouse o Pub Station o Clark Marten Photography o Big Dipper o Montague’s Jewelers o Billings YMCA o […]

Participate in Streetwyze!

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Win a $50 gift card by using Streetwyze! Each time you drop 10 pins in the Streetwyze platform, you are entered to win. We will randomly select one winner each month through October. What does My Healthy Yellowstone look like? Healthy By Design has been selected to participate in a data-collection opportunity through Streetwyze and the Kresge Foundation. Streetwyze allows residents […]

Volunteer with the Walking School Bus!

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We need YOU to help get students safely to school. A Walking School Bus is a fun, safe way to for students to get to school as a group. Children walk with trained adult volunteers, called Route Leaders, along a recommended route to school. Children can join in the “bus” at pre-determined stops and times […]

Quality of Life Run Chooses Billings TrailNet as This Year’s Beneficiary and Changes Course to Trail Run

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The Billings Association of Realtors are excited to offer a new Quality of Life course this year in partnership with this year’s beneficiary, Billings TrailNet. All funds raised from the 2019 Quality of Life Run will directly benefit Billings TrailNet to support our fundraising efforts for trails. The flat, fast and family-friendly new course will […]

CTA- a long time friend of Billings TrailNet and corporate member, by Tom Howard

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About 20 years ago, a few like-minded people gathered to discuss the need for developing a comprehensive system of walking and cycling trails in Billings. During a meeting at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co., George Moncure, the brewery’s owner, suggested organizing a brew festival to raise money for trail development. As Moncure’s idea started fermenting, those […]

The countdown is on… Yellowstone Valley Gives is a 24-hour online giving day! Would you like to make a difference in our community? You can help us raise $3,000 by giving just $10 at noon on May 2!

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Will you help us get to our $3,000 goal for Yellowstone Valley Gives by donating at noon this Thursday? If everyone gives, even $10 this Thursday, May 2 between noon at 1 pm, we will have the opportunity to win an extra $250! Please mark your calendar for this Thursday, May 2 at noon to give […]

Bike racks bearing the Billings logo are coming to Downtown Billings

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Thanks to Billings’ Planning Department, the Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Billings TrailNet, Downtown Billings Alliance and Atomic Industries, downtown Billings will have Billings-branded bike racks to enable bicyclists traveling downtown to lock up securely. This project was funded by a grant from the Montana Office of Tourism & Business Development, with matching funds donated by […]