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Great news! Governor Abbot signed HB 2188 into law on Friday, June 7. The law goes into effect on September 1. Thank you, thank you, thank you for your calls and emails to your elected officials. You made a difference this legislative session! HB 2188 was authored by Rep John Frullo, co-authored by Rep Lyle […]
BikeTexas is raffling off an eProdigy Magic ($2000 value) with participation from Austin breweries Lazarus Brewing; Friends and Allies Brewing Co.; and Zilker Brewing Co. Bike to these brew pubs, have your favorite beer, enter to win an eBike (you can also buy tickets online), and support BikeTexas—all great ways to celebrate Bike Month. Tickets […]
With only a few weeks remaining in the legislative session, action at the Capitol is in full swing and we’re busy meeting with legislators to keep bike-related bills moving. Here’s what’s happening right now: HB 2188, the ebike bill authored by Representative John Frullo: has passed the House! It now goes to the Senate […]
A big shout out to everyone who has worked on the Texas Safe Passing Bill, HB 962! We had a hearing in the Texas House Transportation Committee for HB 962 at the Texas Capitol in Austin on Wednesday, March 6th 2019. This is great news. HB 962 is authored by Representative Rick Miller and updates […]
Looking for some weekend reading? Look no further than these links we thought were worth sharing this week: From BikeTexas: Cyclists in Suits is Monday, and it’s not too late to participate. From around Texas: Houstonia Magazine takes a look at riding a bike in Houston–where it’s come from, what’s happening today, and […]
The 86th Texas Legislature is underway. We’re still in the quiet early days of the session, but hang on tight–things are about to heat up. Right now, we’re still working on securing authors for bills that matter to people who ride bikes. These include bills relating to safety, funding for infrastructure, electric bicycles, and more. […]
Join us on February 25 in Austin to lobby the 86th Texas Legislature for better access, safety, and education for all people who ride bikes in Texas.
For nearly three decades, BikeTexas staff have made the six-hour trip from our home base in Austin to Wichita Falls to attend one of the oldest and largest cycling events in the country: the Hotter’N Hell 100. Now in its 37th year, the event draws riders from across the country and around the world. And for […]
Every September, BikeTexas members come together for the Annual Membership Meeting. We hear from board members and staff about where we are and where we’d like to be in the next year. We share successes and setbacks. Most importantly, we’d like to hear from you. We invite you to join us on Sunday, September 23, […]
2018 Membership Giveaways Every day, when you ride your bike on Texas streets, roads, and trails, you make Texas a better place to live, work, and ride. When you ride, you reinforce the voices of thousands of Texans, telling our local and statewide leaders that Texans want great places to ride. That’s what we’re here […]