Willie Weir, that is.  Willie is many things; cycling advocate, commentator for NPR affiliate KUOW in Seattle, a guest on the Rick Steves Travel Show, columnist for “Adventure Cycling” magazine, public speaker, and, oh yeah, someone who has ridden over 60,000 miles on a bike around the world. Through the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission I have had the pleasure of hosting Willie for two years as he travels around Northwest Georgia and Rome speaking to elementary schools about his travels on a bike.  But it is not just a Raleigh touring bike outfitted with front and back panniers, water bottles, a yellow tent, first aidRead More →

We are not far away from the private/ corporate sector reaching its goal of $65,000 for the Redmond Trail Project. If you have not yet contributed, please consider a donation of $5, $10, or $50. Contributions can be sent to: Cycle Therapy at 608 Broad Street, Rome, GA 30161 or any Heritage First Bank location in Rome or donate online below. Thanks so much for your support!Read More →

Welcome to the T.R.E.D. Rome Floyd Inc website!  We are very excited to finally have our own place on the web to compile information about our growing organization.  A huge thanks to webmaster extraordinaire Dana Thompson. We will still update the T.R.E.D. Facebook page but it cannot be as comprehensive as a website to pull together various resources, events, donations, and calls to action to the public who want to foster T.R.E.D.’s mission. If you aren’t aware, T.R.E.D. Rome/Floyd Inc. is a direct result of the local grassroots lobbying effort within the private and corporate sectors.  T.R.E.D. is comprised of enthusiastic citizens who rallied andRead More →

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TRED’s mission is to enhance the community’s quality of life and economic development through an accessible, multi-use trail that promotes alternative, eco-friendly, recreation and transportation opportunities.Read More →