The City of Brownsville was recently awarded a Culture of Health Prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in recognition of the city’s hard work to make public health a priority. bike texas ebike e-bike tours
Brownsville’s work toward better health began when the city received distressing news about the high levels of overweight, obesity, and diabetes in Brownsville. City officials decided it was time to make a change for the better, both for Brownsville’s present and for its future.
Today, Brownsville has a Bicycle and Trails Master Plan. It has the Belden Trail. It holds regular CycloBia events, designed to bring people out into a safe, car-free, fun environment for physical activity. And the city is committed to healthy lifestyles for all.
Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Brownsville! Read more about the Culture of Health Prize and Brownsville here.