Cyclists Meet At Houston City Hall For ‘Bike To Work’ Day

May is National Bike Month.

Cyclists converged on City Hall Friday morning for Houston’s “Bike to Work Day.”

Mayor Sylvester Turner said if people could ride their bikes safely, it would lead to fewer cars on the road.

“Once we can transition from just being a city where people are so gripped to their cars and start getting on bikes, or using other forms of transportation, this city will simply be magnificent,” Turner said.

Houston is currently in the final stages of developing a comprehensive bike plan that would create new routes around the city.

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Gail Delaughter

Gail Delaughter

Transportation Reporter

From early-morning interviews with commuters to walks through muddy construction sites, Gail covers all aspects of getting around Houston. That includes walking, driving, cycling, taking the bus, and occasionally flying. Before she became transportation reporter in 2011, Gail hosted weekend programs for Houston Public Media. She's also covered courts in...

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