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News / Blog Community News Friday Reading: Links You May Have Missed (Dec 5)

Friday Reading: Links You May Have Missed (Dec 5)

In case you missed it: some links we thought were worth sharing this week. Happy reading! 

 

mission ride 2011From BikeTexas: 

Staff shared some things we're thankful for this year.

Join BikeTexas or donate on any Friday in December and you get a free gift!

 

From around Texas:

Don't miss the final Sunday Streets HTX of 2014 this Sunday! 

Those folks at Bike Friendly Richardson are a fun bunch, indeed. Ride with them in the Christmas parade Saturday.

A more serious ride is coming up in Houston: Ride the Chelsea Norman Trial Support Ride on December 8.

 

From elsewhere:

Getting public support for bicycle facilities can be a long, hard process. See how they did it in Vancouver.

Streetsblog asks: What if every McDonalds had great bike parking?

"It's not the '70s." Pittsburgh's mayor continues the charge for great biking in his city. 

The results of Strong Towns' Black Friday Parking challenge.

It may seem counterintuitive, but slower traffic can actually move more people.

We don't need it in Texas--much-- but if you'll be riding somewhere cold this winter, check out these tips from WABikes.

A discussion on crossing the double yellow line and a call for a national conversation on safety.

People for Bikes on the times when streets can use a little change from the norm.

And finally: Route 66 arose from the Good Roads Movement, which was championed by people who rode bikes in the early 20th century. Here's a look at what's happened since. (And that deserves a song, wethinks.)

 

Photo: From the archives, a ride along San Antonio's Mission Reach in 2011.

Have a great weekend!

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