News of the death of nine-year-old cyclist Ruth Young on August 18, 2005, has been traveling quickly through the bicycle community. Ruth was on her way to school at Frazier Elementary in Pasadena, southeast of Houston. While the details of the incident are still being determined, we do know that Ruth was struck by a […]
The City of Georgetown is developing a network of trails to showcase the natural beauty of the San Gabriel River. The City Parks Department maintains over 3.5 miles of trail along the North & South Forks of the San Gabriel near the downtown area. On August 20, these trails will be ceremoniously connected to the […]
Don Albietz, a Las Vegas Metropolitan police officer, cycling event coordinator and serious competitor, was struck by a semi truck while riding his bicycle around Lubbock in July. Don sustained serious injuries to his spinal cord, spent several days in a coma, and died two weeks later.
By Tony Plohetski Austin American-Statesman Staff Austin police today are investigating an overnight accident that killed a man riding a bicycle near downtown. Police said the man was riding westbound in the 1400 block of West Sixth Street near Lamar Boulevard when he was struck by a four-door Honda Civic that was also traveling west. […]
Volunteers have an enormous impact on Texas Bicycle Coalition. From those who attended Cyclists in Suits BikeTexas Lobby Day, to those who are working with BikeTexas Local Outreach Coordinators, our volunteers ensure that Texas Bicycle Coalition can effectively carry its mission to advance bicycle access, safety and education for all Texans. More than 25 people […]
Five Police Departments in Utah will participate in a program to identify and reprimand motorists not sharing the road with bicycles. Plainclothes police officers will ride bicycles while officers in squad cars will issue violations. More information can be found on Salt Lake newsradio KSL1160 http://radio.ksl.com/index.php?nid=19&sid=205392
As Published – BikeTexas Today – Advocacy & Action – April – May 2004 By Beth Ferguson Don’t know what to do with those old bike parts rusting away in the garage? Bikes Across Borders (BAB) can help. Based at the Rhizome Collective, an East Austin-based community organizing and urban sustainability center, BAB uses donated […]