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The Bike Lane That Got Away

The Bike Lane That Got Away

  The Bike Lane That Got Away By Jessica Wiggins In May 2016, a temporary two-way cycle track was introduced on Houston Avenue. TxDOT and City of Houston were proactive in designing and building this detour which linked the Heights Hike and Bike Trail and the...

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Get Around H-Town

Get Around H-Town

BikeHouston soon will be launching “Get Around H-Town” (GAHT) a bicycle safety education program geared toward middle-schoolers, age 11-13 years (6th and 7th graders). The purpose of the program is to cultivate more confident and safer bicyclists. Bicycling is an...

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A Word From Our Director………. John Long

A Word From Our Director………. John Long

Bike Lanes >>>Thumbs up to the City of Houston for extending the Lamar Street protected bike lane southeast past Discovery Green along Polk Street. Once completed, it will connect the Columbia Tap Trail to the Buffalo Bayou Trail through downtown. Let me be...

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BH & Me
Ghost bike was a wake-up call for volunteer

Ghost bike was a wake-up call for volunteer

People become BikeHouston members for a host of reasons. For volunteer John Lucci, it was the hit-and-run death of a local cyclist that prompted him to join the movement for safer cycling in Houston. “I got involved shortly after Chealsea Norman’s death. I didn’t know...

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METRONext Community Meetings. How To Get Involved.

METRONext Community Meetings. How To Get Involved.

Metro needs your help to make their transit services accessible and accommodating for bicycles. For the next several months Metro will host dozens of community meetings all over the city asking residents what they need to make connections faster and more reliable....

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Meet Our New Volunteer Coordinator, Bowen Roberts

Meet Our New Volunteer Coordinator, Bowen Roberts

If you’ve been to a BikeHouston event lately, or come by our office, you’ve probably met Bowen Roberts. Bowen recently made the transition from dedicated volunteer to dedicated employee as our new volunteer coordinator. We talked to Bowen about his new role and the...

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Events
Bike Plan
How Much Will The Bike Plan Cost?

How Much Will The Bike Plan Cost?

You hear us talk about the Houston Bike Plan a lot. The plan provides a comprehensive guide to making Houston a safer and more accessible city for road users over the next 10 years. It has four pillars: improved safety, increased ridership, increased access and...

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Bike Plan Status Report, Vote delayed

Bike Plan Status Report, Vote delayed

Updated March 8th. What's going on with the Houston Bike Plan? Here is a short rundown of what's happened with the plan to date and what the next steps are:  March 22nd: Anticipating vote by City Council.  March 8th: Bike Plan at City Council for a vote: vote delayed...

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