In case you missed it: Here are some links we thought were worth sharing this week. Happy reading!
It’s Park(ing) Day around the world! Take a look at this map to see if a parklet is happening near you.
Today also be Talk Like a Pirate Day, savvy? We be not recommendin’ that ye ride yer bike with an eyepatch on, but be sure to “arrrr” at yer mateys.
From around Texas:
The Texas Transportation Commission voted yesterday to adopt rules for the Transportation Alternatives Program, despite hundreds of comments asking them to adjust the rules to make it easier for bike/ped projects to get on the ground. Our response coming next week: stay tuned.
Bicycling Magazine ran a nice article about Houston
Taking transit could be a key to losing weight
And finally, North American Bikeshare Association Launches in U.S. (Possibly to celebrate that bikeshare programs are so darned safe.)