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Lifesavers for Drivers and Bicyclists

Have you been driving in your car and felt worried about driving around a person on a bicycle or wondered what the heck they are doing on the street? Or maybe you have been riding on your bike and felt unsafe and didn’t know a safe way […]

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Commuter Stories: Veon McRenolds

Veon McRenolds uses his bike to go everywhere, but no longer to work. “I am retired, I don’t have to go to work anymore,” he says while standing in the backyard of the Compound on Wheeler Ave, most people will consider to be his workplace. Veon doesn’t […]

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Bike to Work in May

Bike to Work with BikeHouston in May. Find all the details on our events calendar.  Celebratory Ride Downtown May 15 Texas Medical Center ride planned May 8 Greenway Plaza, Galleria ride on May 14 You can also participate in Bike to Work events in the Woodlands – […]

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BikeHouston presents its latest newsletter Spoke&Word #14

BikeHouston presents its latest newsletter Spoke&Word #14

May is Bike Month and BikeHouston will be all over Houston to celebrate it with you. Join us at one or two (three) events this month. For example come to Mid-Main First Thursday at May 7th, a great party with a raffle – you can win an […]

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Happy Bike Month!

  Throughout the United States, May is Bike Month! Get ready, we have a ton of activities in store for Houston. The First Thursday at Mid Main is our second biggest event of the year and we are shooting for 1000 attendees with live music, food, and […]

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Houston’s Progression and Ranking

BikeHouston and COH representatives hosted Steve Clark, from the DC Office of the League of American Bicyclists. Steve runs the Bicycle Friendly America program which rates cities, companies and other organizations which strive to be bicycle friendly.   Houston has carried the Bronze (entry level) rating since 2013.  We […]

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The Future of W. Alabama and Bikes

One follow-up from the public engagement CIP meetings was to track what is happening along W. Alabama. To remind everyone – this is the rebuilding of W. Alabama from Weslayan to Spur 527 and will be designed and built in three phases. Full details on the Re-build […]

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Issues with Houston’s Bike Facilities

Below is a compiled list of issues with existing bicycle facilities in Houston. This list was compiled by BikeHouston staff based on experience and facebook comments. Please keep sharing and adding missing issues. This list is being given to the City and the consultants working on Houston’s […]

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Houston’s Bike Plan in a Nut Shell.

The bare bones of the Houston Bike Plan The Houston Bike Plan will ultimately deliver a blueprint for how Houston can develop and maintain a complete bicycle network, as well as identify potential funding mechanisms. The end result will include: A map outlining the bike network that […]

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BikeHouston monthly newsletter Spoke&Word is out

BikeHouston monthly newsletter Spoke&Word is out

Every month BikeHouston publishes a newsletter Spoke&Word with reports on what BikeHouston staff and volunteers are working on to improve cycling conditions in Houston, reviews of past events, an event list with volunteer options for the coming month, a ‘meet and greet’ with a fellow BikeHouston member […]

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