We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit advocacy organization working for healthy, sustainable communities throughout North Texas by promoting bicycling for transportation and recreation.
Cycling enthusiasts will ride from all over the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex to the West End in Dallas for the 30th annual GDB Super Bowl Sunday Ride. For the past 29 years, Greater Dallas Bicyclists has partnered with bike shops and bicycle clubs to host a casual-pace bicycle ride that starts everywhere in Dallas-Fort Worth and converges on the West End in downtown Dallas. The ride is free, the people are fun, and the...
BikeDFW wants to wish everybody a HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope your 2014 was filled with fantastic bike rides and that your 2015 is filled with many more.
Speaking of 2014, we'd love to give you a small recap of some of the things your donations helped us accomplish this past year:
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:
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.