ULI/SA (POSTPONED) BIKE TRAIL TOUR SERIES

When

Saturday, July 18th, 2020
to Saturday, August 15th, 2020

 

Join ULI San Antonio for a series of five Saturday morning Bike Trail Tours July 18 - August 15...fun for both new and experienced riders. These rides will provide an opportunity for owners, developers and real estate practitioners to directly interact with some of San Antonio's best bicycling/walking trail systems and learn how they; improve the heath/well-being of our community, can be an important value-creation element in future developments, provide a sustainable option to future transportation networks, build community and offer a safe/fun/affordable recreation option. All registered riders will receive a ULI bandanna and water bottle. 
 
 
RIDE #1 - MISSION TO MEDINA / JULY 18, 8:00AM 
*Starting Point: Brooks Greenline, 2532 Sidney Brooks, SATX 78235 (SA Bike Share available)
Starting at Brooks Greenline, we’ll begin biking towards Mission Espada using trails and rural, country roads. Once at Espada, we’ll take a new greenway extension to Cassin Lake and come back via the Mission Reach. On this ride will learn about new developments and partnerships from San Antonio Parks, National Park Service, and Brooks. Approximately 13 miles.
 
RIDE #2 - WESTSIDE WIGGLE / JULY 25, 8:00AM
*Starting Point: Blue Star, 125 Blue Star, SATX 78204 (SA Bike Share available)
Starting at Blue Star, we will ride up Guadalupe Avenue passing several murals and the Guadalupe Arts Center. We will connect with the Apache Creek Trail, which is one of the Westside Creek Trails, and learn about new pocket parks and community-based partnerships. We will continue on the Apache Creek Trail toward the Mission Reach, where we will stop at Mission Escondida Luxury Apartments and Confluence Park, then finally end up back at Blue Star. We will hear from representatives from San Antonio Parks, SAY Sí, and the San Antonio River Foundation. Approximately 10 miles.
 
RIDE #3 - SALADO SOJOURN / AUGUST 1, 8:00am
*Starting Point: Walker Ranch Trailhead, 12603 West Avenue, SATX 78216
Beginning and ending at the Walker Ranch Trailhead, we will see RL Worth’s development site for Walker Ranch Business Park. From there, we will hear an update on the Hardberger land bridge before we ride past Hardberger Park to Loop 1604. Optional ride extension on newly opened trail towards Eisenhower Park. Approximately 11-17 miles.
 
RIDE #4 - LIVELY LEON CREEK / AUGUST 8, 8:00am
*Starting Point: Leon Creek Greenway Marquis Trailhead, 17009 W I-10, SATX 78249
We will begin at the Leon Creek Greenway Marquis trailhead at Loop 1604 and then make our south to the Prue Road Trailhead and back. Along the way we will learn about how the trail is integrating with the surrounding neighborhoods and how developers are making access to the trail an amenity for their tenants. Approximately 13 miles.
 
 RIDE #5 - SA SIDEWINDER / AUGUST 15, 8:00am
*Starting Point: Main Plaza, 115 N. Main, SATX 78205 (SA Bike Share available)
Leaving the Greenway system, we will enjoy an urban ride and learn about new infrastructure projects downtown and along the Broadway corridor. We will start at Main Plaza and stop at Hemisfair, and then ride north towards Pearl and hear about an exciting redevelopment of an old dairy. From there we will ride through Brackenridge Park and come back via St. Mary’s Street.
 
 RIDE LEADERS
John Bailey
San Antonio Climate Advisor at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) 

As part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Climate Challenge, John is working with the City of San Antonio to achieve their climate change goals through improvements in public transit speed, reliability and user experience, EV-charging infrastructure, commuter incentives and an expanded high-frequency public network to achieve significant ridership increase.
 
Daniel Leal
COSA Parks & Recreation Urban Designer & Public Engagement Professional

 As a 19-year Architect and Urban Planner, Daniel has a wide array of experience in the fields of Planning, Design, Project Management, Construction and Real Estate Finance.  His responsibilities include SA's Trail Design Strategy and Implementation. He is manager for the Westside Creeks, partnering with SARA to build 7.0 new miles on Apache, Alazan, Martinez and Zarzamora Creeks to increase neighborhood connectivity, quality of design and sensitivity to the Westside's unique urban character. He is a liaison with Public Art San Antonio to inspire, coordinate, and execute consistent and impactful Public Art along the Greenway and Park systems.
 
Jessica Brunson, COSA PWD
Senior Transportation Planner at City of San Antonio
 
Jessica is in charge of managing, design, and policy on multi-modal systems, bike infrastructure and city planning for San Antonio. 
 
  

  ** SA Bike Share is available on 3 of the 5 rides. Reserve your bikes in advance on the SABikeShare app here
 
PLEASE NOTE: This outdoor in-person gathering will be limited to the first 25 registrants and all safety precautions will be followed. Note you are attending at your own risk and your registration reflects acceptance of the waiver and release terms below.

Waiver and Release: I understand that my participation in the Event involves a certain degree of risk of loss, harm or injury to my person or property, including, but not limited to, harm from contracting COVID-19 or other viruses, acts of God, theft, fire or accident. I also understand that participation in this Event is entirely voluntary and requires attendees to abide by any applicable rules of conduct or local or state laws that may be announced at any time during the Event, which may include wearing personal protective gear and engaging in social distancing. While ULI is the sponsor of this Event and takes commercially reasonable steps to require the Event facility to maintain the venue in a safe and healthy condition, I understand and acknowledge that ULI has no direct control over and is not responsible for the acts or omissions of the facility or others involved in producing this event. I have carefully considered the risk involved and waive and release ULI and all its officers, directors, employees, staff, volunteers, faculty and affiliates from any and all claims, damages, injuries, or expenses that I may incur from my participation in this Event.
 
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Members $25 | Nonmembers $35

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