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 Matters

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 […]

Houston Matters

Cyclists: They’re Not Just Urban Hipsters

Posted on · When it comes to bikes in Houston, we’re used to hearing from those who choose to ride for health, recreational or environmental reasons. But what about those who have no other choice but bikes to get around? We learn about these so-called “invisible cyclists” and how they fit into the city’s new bike plan. We hear from Andrew […]