Tag Archives: Dallas Bike Plan

Council to be Briefed on Status of Dallas Bike Plan THIS Wednesday, April 3rd

Late last year, a few BFOC members were told at a meeting about the ill fated plans to NOT create a separated cycle track on the Continental Viaduct that the City Council would be briefed on the status of and future plans for the Dallas Bike Plan. That was in November 2012. After several delays, […]

The New Jefferson Viaduct Cycletrack

No doubt you’ve heard several of the local television stations and news sources do stories about the closing of the Houston St. Viaduct for construction on the upcoming streetcar line.  With that change came a seriously planned reconfiguration of the traffic flow on the Jefferson St Viaduct, it’s younger, and less architecturally interesting partner. In […]

Dallas Parks Foundation’s $100,000 Challenge

Yes, we’re late posting this but hey, sue us, we have lives.  Below is from Chris Paddison Hike & Bike Co-Chair of the Dallas Parks Foundation.  They’re creating a Dallas Hike and Bike Initiative Fund to help spur development of 6 City of Dallas highlighted projects.  You can donate to help raise matching funds here! […]

Bike to City Hall Day – Wednesday Oct 26th

It’s that time of year again! Along with all the other cycling events going on this month, we can’t forget to show City Hall our continued support for our updated BIKE PLAN! We all spent hours upon hours pulling together one heck of a Bike Plan for Dallas. Next Wednesday the 26th join Councilman Scott […]

Rollin’ Out to Cyclesomatic 2011

Cyclesomatic 2011 October 7th – 29th One wheel, two wheel, three wheel, more!  Dust off that saddle, shine up that chrome, strap on your helmet, and wheel on over to a month long celebration of the best fun you’ll have all year on a bicycle! Cyclesomatic 2011, our nod to the wonderfully simple bicycle, takes […]

Donate to iBike Rosemont: Creating Safe Routes to School in Oak Cliff

Over the past couple of years, Bike Friendly Oak Cliff has advocated for the use of a bicycle as an alternative mode of transportation throughout Oak Cliff and the entire city.  It’s group rides have brought out more first-time and old-time bicyclists, and reacquainted them with bicycling again.  BFOC has helped lead the efforts that […]

The 2011 Dallas Bike Plan is Unanimously Adopted!

Dallas’s Bike Coordinator, Max Kalhammer, Reviews the 2011 Dallas Bike Plan map Yesterday, Dallas made great strides in removing itself from the list of “auto-dominated cities” to one that is now embracing the worldwide movement of “complete streets” with bicycling leading the charge. After a year in the making, the city’s 2011 bike plan was unanimously adopted […]

Dallas Bike Plan Meeting Drew Large Crowd

The third and final Dallas Bike Plan meeting took place last night at City Hall and attendance was nearly full in the chamber hall as cyclists from throughout the region came out to show support and offer last recommendations for the plan. Angela Hunt addressed the crowd and talked about how the new plan will […]

Final public meeting set for Dallas Bike Plan

The 2011 Dallas Bike Plan final public meeting is set for January 20, 2011 at Dallas City Hall Flag Room (6E North) from 5 to 8 pm, with a presentation at 5:30 pm in the Council Chamber. At this January meeting the revised network recommendation maps and a full draft of the 2011 Dallas Bike […]

Dallas citizens want more bike lanes

We were just forwarded this image from last months Dallas Bike Planning forum where the public came out to hear the latest information on the future of Dallas’ bicycle network. At the meeting, everyone who attended received four red circle stickers that they were to place on a chart affixed to the wall asking them […]