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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.
Another round of studies of the I-69 branch of the Trans-Texas Corridor is nearing completion. A project of the national highway system, I-69 could add several thousand miles of new roadway along the 1600 mile Corridor that is proposed to cut through southern and eastern Texas . . . and you can bet that none […]
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. […]
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 […]
The City of Tyler added a bit more credence to the city motto, “On a New Horizon.” Mayor Joey Seeber introduced Tyler’s first designated bicycle route, a 6.25 mile loop through the southeast corner of town. The Tyler Bicycle Club was on hand to celebrate the occasion. The new route, which connects cyclists to Golden […]
America Bikes, a national bicycle advocacy group and legislative watchdog, established to promote bicycling within the Capitol Complex in Washington, DC, reported July 22: Late last night the House and Senate passed the tenth extension to TEA-21, giving lawmakers until Wednesday July 27th to resolve differences and present a bill to the President for his […]
Texas Bicycle Coalition will again hold its Annual Meeting in Wichita Falls during Hotter N’ Hell Hundred weekend, August 24-28. All members are invited to meet Texas Bicycle Coalition staff and board members. The meeting will cover the successes of the 79th Texas Legislature and 108th Congress, the status of the BikeTexas Safe Routes to […]
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 – TBC Listserve by Chip I was riding South on 1128 today when a white pickup coming the opposite direction begins to slow down. I thought to myself, “Oh no…Here comes a Bubba who wants to intimidate the spindly flourescent-clothed yuppie.” I almost fell off my bicycle when he rolled down the window […]