Austin Cycling News

Capital Metro Opens Six New Bike SheltersKEYE TVThe money for Capital Metro's first bike shelter came primarily from local sales tax revenue. Construction of the additional shelters is being paid for with a $554,000 FTA Livability Grant award. The City of Austin provided an additional $50,000 of ... [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
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Man Killed In North Austin Motorcycle Crash IdentifiedKEYE TVIt happened just before 10 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Hwy 183 over North Lamar Boulevard. Investigators say 23-year-old Jonathan Samuel Moreno was riding a Kawasaki Motorcycle southbound on Hwy 183 at a high rate of speed when he lost control, [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
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Bridgeland celebrates outdoors with exotic animals, community birdcall, circus ...Chron.comNew this year is Austin Bike Zoo, an assembly that combines puppetry and mechanics to create pedal-powered animal art. The cycling group will showcase two of its butterfly bikes, one of which measures 15 feet high. There will also be food [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
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Six New MetroBike Shelters Open TuesdayKEYE TVEven for those who don't take CapMetro, officials say these shelters help clear the roads for drivers by letting people take bikes that first and last mile of their trip instead of cars, while freeing them from the hassle of keeping track of them [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
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Fort Worth bike-share project rolls into 2nd yearFort Worth Star TelegramSan Antonio, Austin and Houston all have B-cycle programs, and Austin broke the national bike share record on March 14 during South by Southwest, with 2,774 checkouts and an average of 10.1 checkouts per bike. “There is definitely a perception [...]
Tue, Apr 22, 2014
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SAPD investigate photo of officer texting on motorcycleKVUESan Antonio police are investigating a picture which appears to show one of their officers texting while on a motorcycle unit. Multiple viewers ... It shows an officer holding some kind of mobile device while on his motorcycle on the highway. SAPD ...and [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014
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Motorcyclists gear up for annual spring Flood RunKTTCST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's motorcycle season kicks off with the annual spring Flood Run. As many as 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to hit the road Saturday for a scenic ride between the Twin Cities and Winona. The Flood Run commemorates the [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014
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KVUEMan killed in North Austin motorcycle accidentKXAN.comAUSTIN (KXAN) — Southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 183 reopened after a motorcyclist was killed after losing control and crashing on Friday, police said. Witnesses said the man, who was in his 20s, was driving at a high rate of speed before the crash.Man [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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