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Full Show: Preventing Youth Violence, And NPR’s Joshua Johnson (April 8, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A plan to curb youth violence, bike-sharing expands, Joshua Johnson of NPR's 1A, the effect of fracking on ranchers, and Houston sports.

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How a Bicycle Shop Turned into a Museum

Posted on · Houstonian Joy Boone talks about how her family ended up owning a bicycle shop and how that eventually turned into the Houston Bicycle Museum. This segment was produced by Houston Public Media’s Abner Fletcher. MORE: New Museum Celebrates Houston’s Bicycling History (Houston Matters, Feb. 24, 2015)

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Update on the Finalized Houston Bike Plan

Posted on · Last week, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Joe Turner from the city’s Parks and Recreation Department  announced plans to close gaps in the White Oak Bayou bike trail. The project is a piece of a larger citywide bike plan awaiting City Council approval. We last discussed the plan in late February, when its first draft was […]

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Critical Mass Bike Ride

Posted on · Another Critical Mass bike ride is planned for this Friday night. We talk with organizers, and consider both the goals of – and concerns raised by – these occasional mass bike rides. The movement was originally founded in San Francisco to draw attention to how unfriendly that city’s streets were to cyclists. Here in Houston, it’s caused […]