Author Archives: Andrew
November Elections could make it easier to be Bike Friendly!
While the Governor’s race is dominating the election news in Texas, there are significant Propositions that could impact both State and Dallas County transportation and governance issues. The sample ballot reveals a Proposed Constitutional Amendment called Proposition 1: “The constitutional amendment providing for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to […]
Bike Friendly New Year!
Another amazing year in Bike Friendly Oak Cliff! Many thanks to all our friends and neighbors that took part in our rides and events. We are looking forward to an even more fun 2014 as we expand our board members and ramp up on events, education and advocacy. Just a few highlights from this past […]
Bike In Movie Friday
Wrapping up Cyclosomatic with a family friendly bike in movie! Where: Rosemont Elementary Upper Campus 719 N Montclair Ave Dallas, TX 75208 When: Friday 11/1 6pm What: Family Friendly Movie. $10 BBQ with a Frisbee. Water for sale. Bring: Chairs, blankets and beverages (no alcohol)
SM Wright a Complete Street?
Cities around the country are moving to reduce the impact of highways and large arterial on local economic development and quality of life. They are doing it by replacing the dinosaurs of the transportation world (grade seperated highways) with at-grade multi-lane boulevards. Boulevards move high traffic volumes while creating a generous pedestrian realm and living environment by separating […]
Ft Worth Avenue Bike Lanes Happening Now!
Those are real bike lanes going down on Ft Worth Avenue from Sylvan to Edgefield! What you see is the pre-striping outline of the bike lanes that will hopefully be painted today if the weather holds. This project is a joint effort of the Ft Worth Avenue Development Group, Bike Friendly Oak Cliff and the […]
Swimsuit Ride to KXT Summer Cut, Get Discounted Tickets
Headlining the KXT 91.7 music festival, called Summer Cut are the Flaming Lips. Now when the Lips went to Portland to shoot their latest video they called upon cyclist to ride nekked and carry lead singer Wayne Coyne in his giant plastic bubble. I’ve edited a picture so you cant see the pit hair and dreadlocks […]
Dallas Poll Finds Majority Would Reduce Car Lanes for Bikes
Rock star of transportation administration and design, Janette Sadik-Khan, the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, while addressing a room full of cyclenerds at the National Bike Summit earlier this year commented, “It’s important to recognize how far we’ve come in such a short period of time. “You can see the kinds of progress […]
Eno’s Third Anniversary and Bike Friendly Fund Raiser
Join BFOC as we celebrate three years of Eno’s! Bring a T-Shirt, Bag, Bloomers or any cloth and get a screen print of the BFOC or iBIKE ROSEMONT logo. Drink specials, karaoke, bike raffle and plenty of fun to keep the whole gang entertained. All the cheer goes to a good cause! We are building the […]
Bikes Belong Grant Awarded, Ciclovia to Come!
Bikes Belong’s mission is simple, get more people on bikes more often. They awarded BFOC $5,000 because of you! You got out and road a bike and over the last two years our bicycle ridership has risen 219%. Thank you for riding and supporting our local bicycle shops. Our rides have worked to get the […]
See It Where They Shot It Group Ride
Ride with Bike Friendly Oak Cliff to the screening of RoboCop this weekend. This series being put on by Dallas Observer aims to “See it where they shot it”. The first installment is set for City Hall where scenes from RoboCop where filmed. All the details are here. Meet at BFOC’s newest bike friendly destination Jonathon’s Oak […]