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311 App Submissions Make A Difference

311 App Submissions Make A Difference

Our own Jessica Wiggins explains. On my morning commute I spotted Cecilia from Traffic Operations within the City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Department taking photos of the intersection of Dunlavy and Vermont Street. Due to complaints from community...

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A Word From Our Director………. John Long

A Word From Our Director………. John Long

Last Wednesday morning (7/26/2017) commute gone wrong:  a person driving a pick-up truck south on Heights Blvd turned right onto the I-10 feeder road striking a cyclist who was riding in the bike lane, hooking her handle bar in the truck’s rear wheel well and dragging...

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North Houston Freeway Reconstruction Project

North Houston Freeway Reconstruction Project

TxDOT has released the plans for the largest highway reconstruction project in Houston’s history. The project is expected to cost 10 billion dollars and make major connectivity changes in the downtown and northside areas. Given the gravity of the project, BikeHouston...

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BH & Me
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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Long-Distance Cycling: How to Prepare

Long-Distance Cycling: How to Prepare

Our Member Jason Lewis shares his experience and offers suggestions. Up to this point, you’ve stuck to smaller bike rides, but now you are ready to challenge yourself further with a longer distance. Not so fast! Biking of any distance requires a little bit of...

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Give For A Greener Houston.

Give For A Greener Houston.

Help BikeHouston get $5,000! Our former Executive Director, Michael Payne, has been watching all of the progress being made in Houston from his new home across the sea and has pledged to match all gifts made to BikeHouston up to $5,000. We want to use this as an...

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Meet Inge, Education Director for BikeHouston

Meet Inge, Education Director for BikeHouston

What did you do before BikeHouston? Before joining BH I have been traveling the globe and residing in Egypt, Kenya and spending time in S. India. I was teaching, practicing oral health care, and just taking in some phenomenal culture! What are you going to be doing at...

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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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