Bikes Turn Blue for Colorectal Cancer

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.” 

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Henry Morris
Four BCycle bike sharing stations arrive, more to come

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.

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Houston approves docked bike-share expansion

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.

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Houston City Council Approves Major Bike Share Expansion

Under that expansion, the number of bike share stations will grow by close to 40. That will give Houston a total of 97 stations with the vast majority inside the 610 Loop.

That program is operated by Houston BCycle and it’s funded primarily through a federal grant. District J Council Member Mike Laster says he likes the way the program is being rolled out.

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