Welcome to BikeDFW

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit advocacy organization working for healthy, sustainable communities throughout North Texas by promoting bicycling for transportation and recreation.


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Fairfax County, Virginia (a portion of the Washington DC metro area) just passed a $100M bond for their bike plan to support their already-invested-transit development. With DFW having the most miles of light rail of any city in the USA, I think a similar plan and bond is long overdue! You can read the Fairfax commitment and plan here: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fcdot/bike/tysonsbikeplan/pdf/cover_executive_summary.pdf What could NCTCOG do with $100M for bike/ped in the...

Well, if Phoenix can do it, and do it well, why can't Dallas? We are at the same latitude, and we aren't located in a desert. Here's an interesting take on the issue in Phoenix:  http://www.citylab.com/commute/2014/10/the-mayor-of-phoenix-talks-about-better-transit-in-a-car-reliant-city/382148/

Last weekend, BikeDFW, was asked to share a tent at the Big D Bicycle Village, which was part of the Untapped Festival in Dallas. Although it wasn't a bicycle event, it would be attended by plenty of like-minded, bike friendly people. We thought it would be a great opportunity to get some good exposure outside of our normal circle of influence.

BikeDFW will be at this year's Untapped Festival on November 1. If you are coming to this great event, you should stop by our table at the Big D Bicycle Village. Tickets are still available.

Last weekend, BikeDFW was asked to help out a local Boy Scout troop earn their merit badge in cycling, so we held a Bicycling Skills 123 clinic in Allen, Texas. Not only did we have the opportunity to teach some great kids, but also their parents. We wanted to leave this group with some good bicycle knowledge, so that the whole family can work together to ride safely. We feel that...

This just in from DART:DART is undertaking a comprehensive review of our bus services to make DART work better for you, and we want you to be along for the ride.  Please visit www.DART.org/movingyouforward to join the conversation and help us develop a plan to guide our service improvements between 2015 and 2025.  Thank you for participating! I use DART for mixed-mode commuting with my bicycle, so I will be sharing my...

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