Houston Chronicle: “Unlike elsewhere in Texas, city lacks bike-car road sharing law”

Nick De La Torre, Chronicle staff

In 2009, lawmakers in Austin overwhelmingly passed a safe-passing law designed to protect cyclists using Texas roads, but that law was vetoed by Gov. Rick Perry. Since then almost every major Texas city has passed their own safe passage law, except for Houston. Houston Chronicle Transportation writer, Dug Begley, writes about the need for laws to protect cyclists using city streets. Read more here:

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