Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get involved with the Baldwin County Trailblazers?
Walk to school with your child or become a Walking School Bus sponsor by contacting us here. Volunteer to staff the Bike Valet at Fairhope Arts & Crafts festival (March) or at Earth Day Mobile Bay (in Fairhope in April). Set an example when you drive: Give bicycles 3 feet when passing in a vehicle, and yield to pedestrians in crosswalks. Ask other drivers to do the same.
How do I report concerns along the trails?
For regular maintenance issues, you can email BCT and we will forward your concern.
How can I follow the Trailblazers online?
Where Can I Learn More about the Walking School Bus?
What laws govern cycling in Alabama?
Where can I ride? Ala Code- Bicycles (2019) is here. Local laws may supersede the state code. Bicycles must have front lamp at night and rear reflector. Riders under age 16 must wear approved helmet.
How can I donate to Trailblazers?
Any tips on trail etiquette?
- Be Respectful and Alert
- Stay to the right, pass on the left, and give audible warnings
- Obey all Trail and Road Signs
- Use safe speeds, slow down in congested areas
- If you’re on wheels, yield to pedestrians
- Pull off the Trail when you stop
- Keep dogs on short leashes and clean up after your pet
- Maintain single file when allowing others to pass
- No unauthorized motorized vehicles
What is the history of the organization?
The late Teko Wiseman, founder, 2004.