3-time Paralympian Mark Barr shares journey after losing leg to cancer.

HOUSTON, Texas — Paralympian Mark Barr’s life has revolved around sports since the beginning. He started swimming when he was just four years old, then started playing soccer and baseball. It wasn’t until he was a teenager that he started having crippling knee pain and received a diagnosis he never saw coming. “At age 14, … Read more

Paddlers and Bicyclists to Protest Proposed Virginia Key Homeless Camp

After a controversial vote that may lead to a “tiny home” homeless encampment on the island of Virginia Key, outdoors groups are taking to the land and water to voice their shared opinion: This is a bad idea. On Saturday, August 5, members of the South Florida Paddlers group, the Miami Rowing Club, and the … Read more

The Insane Cost of Cars – TechAltar

The Insane Cost of CarsTechAltar

Mayor Turner Finalizes 11th Street Bike Plan

Over the next few years, the Houston Heights roadways will be transformed to make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians thanks to an ambitious plan put forth by Mayor Sylvester Turner as part of his Vision Zero plan to end all roadway deaths by 2030. The plan includes adding dedicated lanes for bicycles and pedestrians … Read more

2021 was the best year ever for the “Boris bike” bike rental scheme

L last year was the best ever for the “Boris bike” TfL Santander bike rental scheme with almost 11 million jobs and more than a million individual users. Londoners rented bikes on the TfL scheme a total of 10.9 million times during 2021, beating the previous record set in 2018 with more than 371,000 jobs. … Read more

Houston bike lanes are a dangerous joke

Houston is a car city. It always has been, and probably always will be. The sheer size alone in all directions makes the planning and construction of alternative modes of transport almost impossible due to the cost and infrastructure needs. But despite all the complaints you will hear from pedestrians and cyclists about dealing with … Read more

Joe Wilkinson’s Invaluable Take On London Life | Along For The Ride – Channel 4

Joe Wilkinson’s Invaluable Take On London Life | Join the tripChannel 4 .

Radical vision revealed for future transport in Birmingham

A radical reform of transport in Birmingham city center has been outlined by councilors, which can dramatically affect the way businesses operate and how residents move around. Among the proposals are increased pedestrian population in central Birmingham and possible restrictions on the A38 tunnels to vehicles. The master plan is aimed at reducing traffic flow … Read more

Miami Cyclists split on New Armadillos on the Venetian Causeway

Miami-Dade County’s latest strategy to prevent vehicles from crossing into the bike lane on the Venetian Causeway? Armadillos. Don’t worry, your tax dollars will not be used to place armored mammals on public roads. However, these hard-earned simoleons are used to install relatively small, striped, armadillo-shaped plastic barriers between the bike and traffic lanes. The … Read more

The Lexus Velodrome in Detroit is being emptied of air after strong winds knocked out the power

click to enlarge Steve Neavling The Detroit Lexus Velodrome emptied of air after the wind blew the power out. The $ 4.5 million Lexus velodrome in Detroit collapsed early Monday morning after strong winds caused “a catastrophic power outage”. The large white dome was emptied of air and punctured holes in the roof. “We have … Read more