Tag Archives: City of Dallas

Bike Parking: A How-to Guide

A comprehensive Bicycle Parking Guide for developers or businesses interested in installation! Great work, City Staffer Ashley Haire

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,” […]

Anita Bikes!

Everyone Bikes: Anita Mills

Everyone poops and everyone bikes. This is the first in a series of short bios of neighborhood cyclists. Meet your neighbor, Anita, she bikes too. Anita Mills: 66 yrs, Gardening Consultant, Bishop Arts Neighborhood Cyclist Questionnaire: 1. Why do you ride? Health – recreation 2. Type of riding? Short errands in neighborhood, exercise 3. Where […]

Downtown Dallas Inc Says They’re Working on a Bike Share Plan

Just received this interesting nugget about Downtown Dallas Inc working on a bike share plan with the city of Dallas. The recent appearance of a private bike-sharing stand in the Dallas Arts District leads us to wonder just how far off public bike sharing might be for the city of Dallas at large. According to […]

Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is on Instagram!

  Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is now on Instagram to share daily photos of local cycling advocacy issues, BFOC events, rides, and anything else that promotes cycling in our great city.  We hand over the account every two weeks or so to a different BFOC board member to give you a fresh perspective on everything […]

Council Set to Pass Safe Passing Ordinance

The video above was posted to the Dallas Morning News city hall blog, and shows the head cam and audio of a bicyclist riding and describing how to ride in the new shared bicycle lanes in downtown. Furthermore, Dallas is set to pass its first ever safe passing ordinance at tomorrow’s city council meeting.  It […]

City Encourages Bicycling to the State Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Sept. 13, 2012                                                  Max Kalhammer – City of Dallas                                                                                    (214) 671-8295     Residents and visitors encouraged to bike to the State Fair; Free bicycle parking will be provided all 24 Fair days   Dallas – Residents and visitors are encouraged to ride their bicycles to the 2012 State Fair […]

TONIGHT: Show up to support Bike Lanes on Ft. Worth Ave, pass it along!

JOIN THE EVENT ON FB SHOW UP TO SUPPORT BIKE LANES ON FT. WORTH AVE! We need as many bike friendly supporters TONIGHT to attend at, 6:30 PM, June 27th at The Bataan Community Center 3232 Bataan Street, Dallas, TX 75208 for a city of Dallas public meeting.  PLEASE share this with as many people […]

UPDATE: Show up to support Bike Lanes on Ft. Worth Ave, pass it along!

*Original post had the wrong date of June 20th in the opening paragraph.  The actual date is June 27th.  The post has been corrected below JOIN THE EVENT ON FB SHOW UP TO SUPPORT BIKE LANES ON FT. WORTH AVE! We need as many bike friendly supporters to attend Wednesday, 6:30 PM, June 27th at […]

Bicycle Advisory Committee Applications Sought

(photo by 16nine) We received word from City Hall that applications are now being accepted to be on the Bicycle Transportation Advisory Committee. This is going to be a 15-person board, and will help in developing Dallas’ future comprehensive bicycle plan. We’re asking any of our members who are interested in taking part, submit to […]