Are E-Bikes the Future of Transit in Houston?

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.

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Henry Morris
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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Henry Morris
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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Henry Morris