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University Blvd. Reconstruction

University Blvd. Reconstruction

University Blvd is being rebuilt and the City of Houston is taking public comment on the proposed street design until this Friday, April 21st. If you travel through the University Blvd area, then you should send in an email into pweplanning@houstontx.gov, letting them...

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A Word From Our Director………. John Long

A Word From Our Director………. John Long

I celebrated City Council’s adoption of the Bike Plan by riding down the old bike lane on Wesleyan as I peddled to an appointment last Thursday. That lane is a remnant of the 1993 bike plan and is too narrow, too close to traffic, and too full of debris, potholes, and...

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

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

Monday’s first-ever Houston Bike Summit was a sold-out success.  Speakers included Mayor Sylvester Turner, HPD Chief Art Acevedo, City Councilwoman Karla Cisneros, and METRO Executive Vice President Tim Kelly -- as well as outgoing Board Chair Regina Garcia and...

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BH & Me
Meet Anita Hollmann

Meet Anita Hollmann

Anita Hollmann, ped-bike coordinator with the City of Houston Public Works & Engineering   Anita Hollmann looks forward to May Bike Month in the City of Houston, last Friday she took a group of people on bikes to preview this year’s Bike to Work route the...

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Meet Dan Piette

Meet Dan Piette

BikeHouston's board has a new chair. Dan Piette, who is a consultant for start-up companies, took the baton from Regina Garcia last month. With the Houston Bike Plan passed, Piette says it is good to take a good look at the goals and mission of the organization. “Our...

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Ever Get Buzzed by a Car While Riding Your Bike?

Ever Get Buzzed by a Car While Riding Your Bike?

Ever get buzzed by a car while riding your bike? Want to do something about it? Kinder Institute needs cyclists to record these near-misses. We want to see what routes are safer and which places are more dangerous. This information can be used to make Houston streets...

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Brian Barr, 21, Chemical Engineer Student

Brian Barr, 21, Chemical Engineer Student

Brian Barr, 21, chemical engineer student, works at Rice Bikes, the student-run bike shop at Rice University Brian moved to Houston three years ago to start his freshman year at Rice University. He came from Atlanta where he was not able to ride his bike that often...

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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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