Season 1 Episode 38:

About the transformation of Houston, TX into a more cycling-friendly city, the big expansion of the Houston B-Cycle bike-share system, new pathways, protected bikeways, and so much more.

Show Notes:

When thinking of Houston, TX, the phrase bicycle-friendly environment rarely comes to mind, but if these two distinguished leaders have their way, that’s exactly what the future will hold.

In this episode, we have an in-depth conversation about this task with Rodney Ellis, Commissioner, Harris County, Precinct 1, and the Precinct 1 Bike Program Director, Fernando Martinez.

Additional Helpful Links:

Houston Bike Plan

Bike Houston

Harris County Investment in B-Cycle System

Bayou Greenways Investment

Houston Parks & RecBayou Greenways

Houston Parks Board

Houston B-Cycle

Bike Texas

League of American Bicyclists and the Bicycle Friendly America Initiative

MS 150 Ride

Best Buddies Ride


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