Category Advocacy

Cliff Temple Baptist donates $2,000 for iBike Rosemont lights for kids

Thanks to a generous donation from the Cliff Temple Baptist Church, we’ll be handing out lights to all the kids who bike to Rosemont Elementary school next week! We purchased over 800 special red and white LED bike light sets from Bike Texas. Each pair even includes some great tips for biking – in English & Spanish! […]

Vamos al Trabajo por Bicicleta, el 16 de Mayo, Estación de Descanso de Oak Cliff, Jefferson St. Viaduct

El Día Nacional de Irse en Bicicleta al Trabajo Viernes El 16 de Mayo, 2014 6:30-9:00am Estación de Descanso para Ciclistas Desayuno / Bebidas / Revisas de Seguridad Gratis Andar en bicicleta al trabajo no siempre es algo fácil, mucho menos aquí en Dallas, TX, sin embargo, está mejorando poco a poco, con el aumento […]

#DPDSafeCycle to Help Make Dallas Safer to Cycle!

Local Dallas Bike Friendly advocates are organizing and looking for quick wins to help make Dallas a safer place to bicycle.  BFOC recently met with the Chief of the Dallas Police Department and several issues were discussed.  One very important issue that came out of that meeting was how the DPD and Bike Friendly groups […]

Riding the NETT

written by Jonathan Braddick I love rail corridors that are no longer in service, have been rail banked, or abandoned for private purchase.  They have layers of history that end up over lapping with new ones when rail trails are developed, like a palimpsest does.  They provide a glimpse into our past when this form […]

Bike to City Hall 2013

Join Councilman Scott Griggs and Bike Friendly Oak Cliff Wednesday October 23rd for at ride through downtown, starting at Main Street Garden at 8am, to the Dallas City Hall Plaza for an 8:30am press conference. Oak Cliff cyclists will meet at 7:30am @ Oddfellows to bike into downtown together, converging with cyclists from all over […]

Continental Bridge Closing July 8th for Park Construction

This just in from the Assistant Director Sarah Standifer of the Trinity Watershed.  Basically, don’t think you can cross the old bridge after July 8th on a bicycle.  Once complete, a new park will cover the bridge, but still NO dedicated, separate bicycle infrastructure will exist.  Instead, it will be a shared use path.  The […]

Shifting Gears Lecture series with transportation expert Dr. John Pucher

This came to us from Bike Texas: We’re bringing the expert and the elected officials and press to you. We need the cycling community to show up in force. Join BikeTexas, the Irving Chamber of Commerce, state and local elected officials, and supporting organizations on Saturday, April 13 for the Shifting Gears Lecture series with […]

Texas Bike Lobby Day, March 25th

Want to do something that can actually make a difference for bicycling in Dallas?  Attend Texas Bike Lobby Day on Monday, March 25th. Bike Texas is organizing the event that takes place during our great state’s legislative session.  This year, Bike DFW, our regional bicycle advocacy organization, is handling the registration process and organizing transportation […]

Texas Bike Lobby Day, March 25th

Want to do something that can actually make a difference for bicycling in Dallas?  Attend Texas Bike Lobby Day on Monday, March 25th. Bike Texas is organizing the event that takes place during our great state’s legislative session.  This year, Bike DFW, our regional bicycle advocacy organization, is handling the registration process and organizing transportation […]