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News / Blog Community News News By Bike: Links for You to Read (Jan 15)

News By Bike: Links for You to Read (Jan 15)

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


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From BikeTexas:

Velo Paso's Scott White weighs in on why the Texas Trails and Active Transportation Conference is a great event.

Learn more about TTAT, reserve your hotel room, and register here.

Periscope with BikeTexas every weekday at lunchtime (ish)!


From around Texas:

Travis County judge Sarah Eckhardt calls for more emphasis on transit and active transportation.

TxDOT Bicycle Advisory Committee member Allison Kaplan calls on the city of Austin to fund the sidewalk and bicycle master plans.

A call for Vision Zero in Houston.

TxDOT and the 15-year road death streak.

Bike Hutto is celebrating Creekside Park's new bike rack with a ribbon cutting.


From elsewhere:

"The way our cities are designed could be the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy population."

Nothing is stopping this 90-year-old on a bike.

A look at bike lanes and equality.

A survey of attitudes between road users turned up some not-so-great results.

In case you missed it: transit benefits are now equal with parking benefits.

More parking = more driving.

Bike lanes in Netherlands are overcrowded.

Want to ride transit without interaction? Here are some tips.

A driver who killed a man on a bike in Oklahoma has been charged with manslaughter.

A Missouri legislator has introduced a bill to require all people riding bikes to have a 15-foot flag.

Five ways to make a city more walkable.

Riding in the wind? Here's what to do.

To determine the physical and fiscal health of your city, ask one question: "When you're on foot, does it feel good?"


Have a great weekend!

Photo: Melissa Balmer speaks about communicating with the media at TTAT 2014.

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