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How Safe is Houston for Cyclists & Bikers?

On Wednesday’s Houston Matters, we talked about our lives in traffic in our cars. Today, we look at Greater Houston through cyclists’ eyes. We discuss recent bicycle accidents and explore bicycle and motorcycle safety in Houston. First, we welcome your questions for Michael Payne, the Executive Director of Bike Houston, and Laura Spanjian, Sustainability Director […]

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On Wednesday’s Houston Matters, we talked about our lives in traffic in our cars. Today, we look at Greater Houston through cyclists’ eyes. We discuss recent bicycle accidents and explore bicycle and motorcycle safety in Houston.

First, we welcome your questions for Michael Payne, the Executive Director of Bike Houston, and Laura Spanjian, Sustainability Director for the City of Houston. Then, we’ll talk with Keith Rovell, the Vice Chairman of the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition, and Deidrea Samuels, the public information officer with the Texas Department of Transportation.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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