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About that Texas Bike Safety Law

I was reading this article about a Houston columnist’s first bike commute when I noticed this tidbit about a Bike Safety “three feet” law working its way through the state House of Representatives. The law would make it a illegal for car and truck drivers to get closer than three feet from a biker or read more »

Delaware ditches “Share the Road” signs

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced last November that they would stop using the ambiguous “Share the Road” sign. For the rationale, I’m going to copy the entire article by James Wilson, executive director of Bike Delaware, and Mark Luszcz, chief traffic engineer of the Delaware Department of Transportation, as published in the Institute of read more »

Bikeway Design Guide

After two years of work, the National Association of City Transportation Officials released an Urban Bikeway Design Guide. This online resource is meant to help transportation officials design better bike facilities in the United States.

Fort Worth Bike Plan approved

Ft Worth bicycle advocates are excited about the city council’s unanimous approval of a bike plan that will radically expand the bike infrastructure. This north central Texas city of 700,000 sprawled over 300 square miles in Tarrant, Wise, Parker and Denton Counties plans to expand the bike network 10 fold and otherwise work to encourage read more »

Rain Wednesday, a correction, and a news roundup

Attention San Francisco Bay Area: Enjoy the sunshine and record high temperatures while you can, but be prepared for cooler temperatures and rain that’s forecast to briefly return beginning during about the Wednesday evening commute, and ending during the morning commute. About a half inch of rain is possible; South Bay trail users can check read more »

Missouri: 15 foot fluorescent flag for cyclists

Where do people come up with these silly ideas?