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Is Biking in Texas Safe Compared to Other States?

How safe are Texas roads for cyclists? According to the League of American Bicyclists, Texas was the 22nd most bike friendly state in 2013. In 2015 (the year with the most recent data), that number dropped pretty far – down to 30. What changed? Every year, the League ranks all the states for bicycle friendliness based on answers from state…
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Could Austin Do More to Protect Child Bicyclists and Pedestrians?

Earlier this week, a teenage boy was bicycling in Northwest Austin when he was suddenly struck by a car. The driver stayed on scene to help and the boy was immediately transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The next morning, he was pronounced dead. This was the third child bicyclist accident that resulted in death this last month in…
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Cycling in Austin

It’s that time again! The temperature’s rising to warm levels, the trees are green again and the days are longer. This means marathons and group rides will return to the Austin area. And with that inherently comes the possibility the number of bicycle accidents may increase in the Austin area. While Austin has gotten much media recognition for its rich…
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