Looking for some weekend reading? Look no further than these links we thought were worth sharing this week:
Buy tickets to Dinner + Bikes events now! Elly Blue, Joshua Ploeg, and Joe Biel will be stopping in nine Texas cities during Bike Month:
- Amarillo – Wednesday, May 6
- Lubbock – Thursday, May 7
- Dallas – Friday, May 8 – SOLD OUT
- Denton – Saturday, May 9
- Austin – Sunday, May 10
- San Antonio – Monday, May 11
- Brownsville – Tuesday, May 12 – SOLD OUT
- Corpus Christi – Thursday, May 14
- Houston – Friday, May 15
Bike Month is here! Check our our event calendar, buy your tickets for Dinner+Bikes, join the National Bike Challenge, get a new t-shirt or jersey to ride snazzy, make plans for Bike to School and Bike to Work days, and invite a friend to come with you on a ride!
From around Texas:
Abilene’s PD got a donation toward their growing bicycle division.
Even more good news from Abilene: the city is looking into growing the bicycle network, especially so more kids can walk or bike to school.
People who ride bikes in Wichita Falls support safe passing legislation.
BikeHouston boils down the Houston Bike Plan.
Books + bikes– a match made in paradise! And also at Macon Elementary in Dallas.
Volunteers in San Angelo will clean up the Red Arroyo trail tomorrow. Can you help?
Check out Brownsville’s video ahead of the League’s Stephen Clark’s visit to the city this past week.
The City of Tyler is seeking grants to expand their bicycle network.
DC is making it easier for businesses to install parklets in parking spaces.
The bike helmet law that was before the California legislature has been softened in the face of massive opposition.
California is also making progress with protected bike lanes.
Have a great weekend!
Photo: The folks coming through Texas on the Dinner + Bikes tour: Joe Biel, Elly Blue, and Joshua Ploeg. Image courtesy of those fine folks.