Category Public Transportation
Sharing the City with Bike Share
It’s incredible how many bikes appeared so suddenly. And then came the users: experts to novices, biking EVERYWHERE. It’s a shame to see people defacing property the way we’ve seen people destroy some of these bikes. Thrown in the Trinity and into White Rock Lake? Rows of bikes driven over?! Seriously? There may be too […]
Dallas, You Just Lost Some Cool Points
We can all agree on the “Best State in the Union,” however most Texans disagree on city superiority. I imagine the argument has raged since William Barret Travis first drew a line in the sand. We may always disagree on the best city in Texas, but we can agree on what makes one city “cooler,” […]
Is it Naïve to Think Bicycles Can Change a City?
A bicycle changed my life. Why not Dallas? I started riding out of necessity. I had just moved back from Mexico and didn’t have a car. There was the anticipated benefit of physical activity but also unexpected advantages. Bicycles are lady magnets. They swoon, “Oh, he CARES about the environment.” Sorry to burst your bubble, […]
Bike Friendly Oak Cliff’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2015
Making a New Year’s Resolution is easy, sticking to it is something totally different. So we decided to share our goals for 2015, that way we can hold ourselves accountable. Below is what we would like to accomplish here in Oak Cliff over the next year. 1. Implement a Productive Network of Bike Share Stations […]
DART d-Link to the Rescue!
Last week the d-Link saved my butt. One evening, on my commute home, thanks to the pot-holes up and down Elm Street, from Deep Ellum to downtown, I broke a spoke. I faced a 2-3 mile walk home, through downtown, over the Trinity, by way of the Jefferson Blvd Bridge. Luckily, I remembered the d-Link […]