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News / Blog Community News News By Bike: Links for You to Read (July 3)

News By Bike: Links for You to Read (July 3)

Looking for some weekend reading? Look no further than these links we thought were worth sharing this week:

 

independence day bike ride flag biketexasFrom BikeTexas:

Wednesday was International Joke Day. Why? We don't know. But we rounded up some bike jokes for you anyway.

BikeTexas spoke at the Texas Transportation Commission last week in support of bicycle infrastructure on the planned Bergstrom Expressway in Austin. Click on Item 7; hear about some of the details of the active transportation plans starting at 19:46; then hear from BikeTexas at 34:00.

Have you heard? Bike lights are back in stock! Order yours today.

We're closed today, but hope you have a safe and happy Independence Day weekend!

 

From around Texas:

Tour de Fort Worth kicks off this weekend! Learn more and register here.

BikeHouston calls on the Houston City Council to start enforcing Safe Passing.

Austin's Bergstrom Expressway will include bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, providing key connectors to existing trails.

 

From elsewhere:

Electric bikes can get more people riding more places.

You've heard of bike trains-- check out this bike bus.

A look at the benefits of road diets.

Dublin is making bold moves to reduce congestion in the city center.

British researchers blame sedentary lifestyles for English schoolchildren being unhealthy.

Streetsblog points out discrepancies between Complete Streets policies and what cities are actually doing.

 

Have a great holiday weekend!

 

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