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Pop-Up Bike Lane At Sunday Streets Gulfton

Pop-Up Bike Lane At Sunday Streets Gulfton

BikeHouston is building a pop-up bike lane! On Sunday, November 5, The City of Houston will be hosting Cigna Sunday Streets on Bellaire Boulevard in the Gulfton neighborhood from 12pm-4pm. Bellaire will be closed to vehicular traffic from Hillcroft to Chimney Rock to...

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A Word From Our Director………. John Long

A Word From Our Director………. John Long

October rolls in. Pumpkins. Bicycle wheels. Harvest moon. Houston’s October calendar is full of bike rides and first in our eyes is the 45th annual Moonlight Ramble on Saturday, October 14th. Bigger, better, and more fun than ever. Pre-party at Discovery Green begins...

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Bicycle Crash Follow: Responses from TxDOT and HPD

Bicycle Crash Follow: Responses from TxDOT and HPD

A couple weeks ago I happened upon a bicycle crash on Heights Boulevard and I-10 on my way to work. Following the crash and after a review prompted by BikeHouston, HPD retroactively issued a ticket to the driver for failing to yield right of way to the cyclist. In a...

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A Word From Our Director……….. John Long

A Word From Our Director……….. John Long

I am passing along this letter from the League of American Bicyclists about a new report on highway safety. “This report...emphasizes the need for better data, law enforcement training, and roadway improvements rather than placing the responsibility for addressing...

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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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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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