What’s Next For Houston’s Bike Plan

Can Houston be more bike-friendly? That’s the question city officials and cycling advocates have been attempting to answer for months.


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Bike Houston’s Mary Blitzer cycled to her interview at Houston Public Media.

Houston’s bike plan would create new routes all over the city, with the goal of helping riders feel safer on busy streets. It also features millions of dollars of suggested infrastructure improvements.

The plan was drafted with the help of numerous stakeholder groups. It was expected to go before City Council this fall, but now it looks like there won’t be a vote until January or February.

So where is the bike plan headed next? Bike Houston’s Mary Blitzer joined us in the studio with an update and you can click the button above to hear the full interview.

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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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