Looking for some weekend reading? Look no further than the first News by Bike of 2016:
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From around Texas:
Bus ridership is up in Houston following their network redesign.
A look at what Dallas (and probably other Texas cities) can learn from Houston’s redesigned bus system.
Check out the draft countywide bikeway maps for North Texas.
Now’s your chance to help decide where new Houston B-cycle stations will go.
San Angelo passed a ban on texting while driving.
“The good news is that when we do make streets that are safe for pedestrians, traffic still flows.”
Momentum Mag’s list of top bicycle advocacy videos of 2015.
Another look at the “4 types of cyclists” classifications, this time for the whole U.S.
“We’re still not seeing any really significant mode shifts, despite decades of investment,” says Daniel Piatkowski in CityLab.
Bicycle highways are coming to Germany, and they’ll connect cities with suburbs.
Are you a public transportation user? Check out these useful apps for making the trip better.
Great things happen when cities build for bikes.
Streetsblog takes on the debate surrounding the Idaho Stop.
What if a newspaper looked deeper into the issues behind bicycle crashes and deaths, instead of blaming the victim? This one did.
Have a great weekend!
Photo: Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and BikeTexas Executive Director Robin Stallings at the opening keynote session of TTAT 2014.