Tag Archives: DFW

Area Bike Lane Updates

(image from K_Gradinger Flickr) We’re awaiting BikeDenton’s report on the recent NCTCOG Bike and Pedestrian meeting, but what we’ve heard so far, sounds pretty exciting. Specifically, Richardson has rolled out bike lanes along Custer and Grove roads. The neighborhood associations fought to have these implemented, and traffic planners in the city moved forward with these […]

Watch or ride, with or without spandex

Tonight (Thursday) the free TX Tough Grand Prix II in Victory Park will allow spectators to quaff cocktails while watching lycra-clad cyclists pedaling at speeds faster than you can drive on Woodall Rodgers at rush hour. For the rest of us – whether you ride a fixed-gear, cruiser, mountain bike, or a tricycle – Sunday […]

Dallas home to some of the angriest drivers. 88% of teens text or use cell phones while driving

A recent survey picked up by the Dallas Observer notes that Dallas ranks second in the nation for angriest drivers. They also link to a second AllState survey of Texas teen drivers — 52 percent of whom say they’ve driven after drinking alcohol (or with a driver who’d been drinking). And “88% say they text […]