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News / Blog Community News News By Bike: Links for You to Read (Oct 2)

News By Bike: Links for You to Read (Oct 2)

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

 

biketexas bike lightsFrom BikeTexas:

Not just from us--Monday, Oct 5, is the last day to register to vote in November's general election. Important stuff is on the ballot all over the state, and you don't want to miss out. City elections matter--register today!

The daylight hours are getting shorter-- time to stock up on bike lights for yourself, your club, your children's school--anywhere people need to light up the ride.

Want to speak at the 2016 Texas Trails and Active Transportation (TTAT) Conference? Good news-- the deadline to submit a speaker proposal has been extended.

 

From around Texas:

The Houston Chronicle looks at what kind of impact Sunday Streets can have. By the way, Sunday Streets is this weekend--October 4!

Car-light and using B-cycle in San Antonio.

Houston's Energy Corridor has a woonerf!

Dallas is working on a bicycle parking inventory and map.

Downtown Plano has been named one of the greatest places in America, in part due to its bike- and pedestrian-friendly streets.

Check out this great look at Houston's trails and other green spaces. It's the TTAT 2016 host city!

 

From elsewhere:

Why are cities pushing to lower speed limits? It's safer.

What some folks in Ireland learned when they went to the Netherlands for a week.

Japanese kids are pretty independent--here's why.

Public transit users know the bus bunching nightmare all too well. D.C. is trying to solve it.

A look at what makes streets feel safe for humans.

A new report looks at what transit does for cities.

Philadelphia ponders car-free streets.

Just for fun: Late night host James Corden takes on bike lane opponents in Coronado, CA.

 

Have a great weekend!

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