Category Archives: Austin

Helmet Failure

No, I didn’t crash but my helmet failed anyway. We talk about replacing helmets, even those that haven’t been in a crash, after some time. The normal time that people talk about is three to five years. Normally we talk … Continue reading

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What is Advocacy

Just to keep it straight, we’re talking cycling advocacy here, and now I’ll do the dictionary definition. ad·vo·ca·cy n. The act of pleading or arguing in favor of something, such as a cause, idea, or policy; active support. The American … Continue reading

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Paired Sharrows

It is wonderful to live in a city where the elected officials, the public works administration and the community works together to create change that benefits all road users. In Austin, TX one of the changes that has made life … Continue reading

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Road Diets: Austin

Austin has lots of wide streets. As is common in most cities, particularly in the South, where population growth has been rapid since the end of World War II, Austin has lots of suburbs with wide streets. Neighborhood collectors of … Continue reading

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