BikeHouston, Citizen’s Transportation Coalition, Texas Bicycle Coalition and other partner organizations are working with local government officials to urge the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Harris County Metro) to put bike racks on Houston city busses. Organizers feel they’re making good progress on this critical issue, but they need more help from local cyclists.
In 2003, the Fort Worth City Council made a commitment to improve conditions for cyclists in the city as part of an effort to improve air quality. Since that commitment was made on paper, little has been accomplished. Now, the Fort Worth cycling community needs help from local cyclists to convince the council to fulfill […]
May is Bike Month, and around the U.S. and Texas, cyclists are gearing up to celebrate the sport and encourage others to give cycling a try. The following websites list events in Texas and nationwide coordinated to recognize the thrill of cycling during Bike Month.
Texas had a strong presence at the sixth annual National Bike Summit hosted by the League of American Bicyclists in Washington, D.C., March 3-5, 2006. The Summit attracted more than 350 leaders in bicycle advocacy, industry members and experts in education from across the country. Delegates participated in trainings, networking and lobbying. After years of […]
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) invites you to a global gathering of mountain bike leaders, land managers, bicycle industry and ski resort planners in Whistler, British Columbia, June 20-23. Whistler is a model city for every kind of riding, from beginner trails to epic cross-country riding and, of course, the world famous Whistler Mountain […]
Texas Bicycle Coalition became aware of recently enacted legislation that could jeopardize the revenue from the Share the Road license plate. This critical revenue helps support Texas Bicycle Coalition Education Fund programs.
Texas Bicycle Coalition, represented by Evaluation Director Lisa Groesz, advocated for increased access for mountain bike use in the Balcones Wilderness Preserve at a recent public meeting. The Balcones Wilderness Preserve Citizens Advisory Committee held its second and final public forum the evening of February 15, 2006. The forum allowed interested members of the community […]
The deadline for submitting applications for Transportation Enhancements funding is April 28, 2006. This is the largest pool of government funding available for building and improving bicycle facilities. Texas’ share of this federal program is larger than ever, but competition is strong. In the past, upwards of 70 percent of enhancements dollars have been used […]
The San Antonio District of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is seeking feedback from cyclists on pavement options. Texas Bicycle Coalition encourages cyclists to take advantage of this opportunity to influence the road surfaces cyclists will ride on in the future.
Texas Bicycle Coalition recently teamed up with the Austin Cycling Association (ACA), Austin Ridge Riders, Austin Metro Trails & Greenways (AMTG) and the Green Girls to present a unified front of thousands of Austinites who support expanding and improving Austin’s bicycle infrastructure.