It took us a moment before we understood exactly why the drivers were staring: Rather than inching down Washington Avenue on our bicycle, frantically pedaling to keep pace with the flow of afternoon traffic, we were zooming along with a casual indifference that violated every expectation of what it looks like to travel by bike.Read More
The new BCycle kiosk will serve bus and rail riders along with neighborhood residents. It will allow riders to connect to nearby bike share stations along with the bayou trails.Read More
There are now four new BCycle bike share stations on the University of Houston-Downtown campus. All have easy access to the nearby bayou trails.Read More
It took less than an hour for the first person to sign up.
By the end of a community event held at Change Happens! on Saturday, August 24, in Third Ward, Henry Morris said, Houston BCycle had already signed up nine new members for the GO Passprogram, a gesture toward building more equity into the system.Read More
Houston BCycle, the city’s 635-bike, 95-station bike share system, has added two new stations to its network. The new stations are located at Change Happens! in Third Ward and 8th Wonder Brewery in East Downtown.Read More
Six years ago, Jay Burgess’ life was changed forever when, at 48 years old, he was diagnosed with colon cancer.
“I had been complaining of abdominal pain for almost a year,” says Jay, who lives in Braes Heights and works as an internet marketer. “It was pretty severe, but then it would just go away.”Read More
When did you last ride a bike?
Whether you’re an avid cyclist or thinking back on a memory from childhood, you know the feeling of freedom and exhilaration — the sense of adventure and satisfaction that comes from being in closer contact with your surroundings.Read More
The bike-sharing program in Houston is booming.
So is the Heights.
It was only a matter of time before the progressive concept and forward-thinking neighborhood crossed paths and rode together on a popular trail.Read More
A bicycle is a conversation starter.
“It opens up conversations with people who need to ride their bikes more,” said Clark Martinson, executive director of BikeHouston, a nonprofit that works with the city to create safe bikeways for bicyclists. “They’ll have that conversation with a neighbor who is riding a bike and they become bike buddies.”Read More
Scooters may be scarce along Houston-area sidewalks and streets, but it has made for a boom time for bike sharing.
Use of Houston B-Cycle, which has grown annually for the past five years, continues to climb as more stations come online and more people, both one-time users and frequent riders, grab a bike and go.Read More
Standing on the campus of Texas Southern University on a cloudy day as construction equipment building a new library sat sinking in the mud, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis looked around and saw Seville, Spain.Read More
Texas Southern University is now hosting five Houston BCycle stations at its Third Ward campus.
The local bike share organization partnered with TSU staff to determine the ideal locations: Student Life Center — East, Student Life Center — West, Student Recreation Center, University Towers and University Courtyard Apartments.Read More
Houston BCycle will offer free 30-minute rides from each of its 72 stations to celebrate the Astros' upcoming ALCS homestand.
These discounted rides will stretch from Tuesday, Oct. 16, through Thursday, Oct. 18.
Starting this month, you can do some good on your commute, and "Pedal For The Cure."
Susan G. Komen Houston and Houston BCycle have partnered to promote Breast Cancer Awareness.
Bike sharing has come to the University this semester with four Houston BCycle stations across campus and more to come.
Houston BCycle is a non-profit bike share program with dozens of stations across Houston. After a year of planning between the University and Houston BCycle, the first stations began operating this semester with the hope of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.Read More
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Just in time for the start of the school year, five new BCycle stations have opened near Rice University and University of Houston.
The locations near UH include TDECU Cullen, ERP (the Energy Research Park), Cougar Village, and Student Center North.Read More
The Houston City Council has approved 39 new bike-share stations, giving the city a total of 97 stations and 767 bikes through the Houston BCycle network, reports the Houston Chronicle. A large portion of those stations will be inside the I-610 Loop, which includes the central business district and some gentrifying neighborhoods.Read More