By Michael Andersen | usa.streetsblog.org
PlacesForBikes is a PeopleForBikes program to help U.S. communities build better biking, faster. You can follow them on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook or sign up for their weekly news digest about building all-ages biking networks.
If you want to learn how a city can start doing good street projects faster, keep an eye on Austin, Texas.
In 2014, when he was authoring Austin’s plan for a citywide “all ages and abilities” biking network, city bikeway designer Nathan Wilkes threw together an Excel chart that might have been easy to laugh at: …
By LUCINDA HOLT | lubbockonline.com
Police on Wednesday released an image of a suspected bank robber on the bicycle he’s accused of using to flee from a bank following a bomb threat Monday in Central Lubbock.
The suspect remains on the loose following the robbery at Happy State Bank shortly after 3 p.m. Monday in the 4400 block of 19th Street.
A police report states a suspect — described by police as a white man in his …
Texas Bicycling from Twitter
We just love our Artist Edition Bikes……share your photos with us and use #bikesharesharesart. Our artists like Ruth Leonela Buentello will appreciate it! And you could win some swag for sharing…. pic.twitter.com/xgfE3ZHuPm
— San Antonio B-cycle (@bcyclesatx) November 22, 2017
Three ways Austin is doubling the rate it builds bike routes https://t.co/iGcf3dnMCp Nathan Wilkes is my hero for making it happen in Austin!
— Hill Abell (@HillAbellATX) November 22, 2017
We had a great time hosting Boy Scout Troop 371 at the Parmer shop last week. BSS's own BMX racer, Weslie, provided entertainment by showing off BMX tricks on our @sundaybikes and @harobmx bikes.
Their Troop 371 patch is now prominently displayed in our shop! pic.twitter.com/V6cMysrO1d
— Bicycle Sport Shop (@BSS_Austin) November 22, 2017
Join us on Saturday at Cibolo! https://t.co/jA3YI34NSX
— SA Wheelmen (@sawheelmen) November 22, 2017
Yes, our Wed ride will roll as scheduled tonight, but wanted to update you on the Thu morning ride groups.
— Shawnee Trail CC (@ShawneeTrailCC) November 22, 2017
New Events Added to Texbiker.net Calendar
New Event First Day Hikes and Mt. Bike Ride – https://t.co/2tG2FLInhm
An event you won't want to miss!
Be a part of a National movement to get people into State Parks! Join Government Canyon State Natural Area Volunteers on either a hike or bike ride o… https://t.co/EpHmqWZAKe
— Rick Ankrum (@texbiker) November 22, 2017
New Event Rudolph's Revenge – Aubrey, TX https://t.co/PZuliD55Sv Miler Geared (1 Lap of IDB Trail)
10:00AM EST – 2:00PM EST
Price increases December 8, 2017 at 11:59pm EST30 Miler SS (1 Lap of IDB Trail)
10:00AM EST – 2:00PM EST
Price increases … https://t.co/MAGrkfaL6l
— Rick Ankrum (@texbiker) November 23, 2017