The City of Fort Worth is the latest Texas city, and the first in North Texas, to receive recognition from the League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly Community. Fort Worth received an Honorable Mention in this year’s awards. Bike Fort Worth is committed to doing even better before 2015 and moving up in the list of designations. Fort Worth joins San Antonio (bronze), The Woodlands (bronze), and Austin (silver) as Texas Bicycle Friendly Communities.
Texas also boasts many Bicycle Friendly Businesses:
Bicycle Sport Shop in Austin
Bike World in San Antonio
Blue Line Bike Lab in Houston
Casteel & Associates in Dallas
City of Austin
Plano Cycling & Fitness
USAA in San Antonio
Advanced Micro Devices in Austin
Asakura Robinson Company in Houston
Bikesport in Houston
Homeaway in Austin
San Antonio Bike Share
Wheatsville Food Co-op in Austin
Clean Line Energy in Houston
FMC Technologies in Houston
Garden Oaks Elementary in Houston
Texas Instruments in Dallas
Traffic Engineers in Houston
Verizon in Richardson
No universities in Texas have yet been named as Bicycle Friendly Universities, but several are working toward this designation.
Congratulations to the City of Fort Worth! Many thanks to all Texas communities, businesses, and schools that are working hard to make Texas a great place to ride a bike. For more information about Bicycle Friendly America designations, visit the League of American Bicyclists.