Hurricane Harvey

WATCH: Houston Keeps Rolling Along

Posted on · Houston Bike Share, along with BikeHouston, FreeWheels Houston, and Rice Bikes have all come together to give away bicycles to Houstonians who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Whether it was due to losing a car, being relocated, or simply having disrupted public transportation services, close to five hundred thousand Houstonians are in need of transportation. Houston Bike Share is leading a free donor program that gets bikes into the hands of those in need. Additionally, if you have a bike damaged by the storm, they are also offering free repairs. To apply for a bike, donate a bike, or volunteer, visit Houston.bcycle.com

Hurricane Harvey

WATCH: Houston Keeps Rolling Along

Posted on · Houston Bike Share, along with BikeHouston, FreeWheels Houston, and Rice Bikes have all come together to give away bicycles to Houstonians who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Whether it was due to losing a car, being relocated, or simply having disrupted public transportation services, close to five hundred thousand Houstonians are in need of transportation.

Houston Matters

Bike Plan Draft Offers a Vision for a Bicycle-Friendly Future

Posted on · The City of Houston recently released its first draft of a new Houston Bike Plan. It’s the first comprehensive effort to update the bike plan originally adopted in 1993, and it calls for nearly 800 miles of safe, connected bikeways by 2026. The city is seeking public input now. We learn more from Mary Blitzer, the […]

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No Child Left Behind, Food Insecurity and the Bicycle Museum: Tuesday’s show (February 24, 2015)

Posted on · Last month, the U.S. Department of Education rejected the Lone Star State’s new educator evaluation system. Texas must create an evaluation system that meets federal guidelines if the state wants to keep its No Child Left Behind waiver. Texas education officials have until March 31 to submit a new set of guidelines. Those proposed revisions come […]

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Bike Plans, Ask the Dentist, and Street Art: Houston Matters for Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Posted on · The City of Houston is launching a $500,000 effort to develop a citywide bicycling plan. It’s the first such comprehensive effort since 1994. On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss efforts underway to develop the bike plan, its potential benefits for the city and changes Houston’s bicycling community would like to see. We welcome […]

Houston Matters

How Safe is Houston for Cyclists & Bikers?

Posted on · 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 […]