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The Houston Bike Plan Draft is Here

The Houston Bike Plan Draft is Here

Mayor Sylvester Turner has released the draft of the Houston Bike Plan, the next step in the City’s efforts to help make Houston a safer, healthier, and more accessible bicycle-friendly city. This Bike Plan integrates with already planned projects and identifies additional bike facilities needed to achieve safe access to bikeway corridors from more neighborhoods.

The Plan recommends:

  • Creating 328 miles of high-comfort bikeways through modest investments in short-term projects.
  • Adding 86 miles of high-comfort bikeways to connect neighborhoods and activity centers to a city-wide network.
  • Establishing a long-term vision to add 861 miles in high-comfort bikeway facilities as streets are reconstructed.
  • Creating a Bicycle Toolbox incorporating project design approaches, a policy framework, and educational programs.

The City is seeking feedback from Houstonians through April 11, 2016, and will modify the draft Plan based on feedback received from the community.

Ways to get involved:

Visit Houston Bike Plan to learn more and to share your opinion.

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Sound Exchange Plants Its Flag at New East End Location with Free In-Store Performances and Events

Sound Exchange Plants Its Flag at New East End Location with Free In-Store Performances and Events

Sound Exchange will present a series of performances and events to introduce the store’s new location at 101 N. Milby Street, in Houston’s East End. The eclectic lineup affirms the mission of owners Kevin Bakos and Kurt Brennan to promote unique listening experiences and support local culture. Signaling continuity, the inaugural performance will feature an opening set by noise artist Austin Caustic who, earlier this month, delivered an intense visceral work that closed out the store’s previous location in Montrose.

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East End's Own 8th Wonder Brewery Turns Two

East End's Own 8th Wonder Brewery Turns Two

8th Wonder Brewery, located in our very own East Downtown neighborhood (EaDo), have organized an all-star lineup to ring in their second anniversary this Saturday. Complete with food trucks (including their own Eatsie Boys truck), six live music performances, headlined by Houston's own The Suffers, and of course plenty of cold beer. We even hear…

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