We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit advocacy organization working for healthy, sustainable communities throughout North Texas by promoting bicycling for transportation and recreation.
BikeDFW will be hosting our local area’s page again for the third annual National Bike Challenge. Last year, we searched Google Images and Flickr for photos that represented cycling in North Texas and posted a different one each month of the Challenge. This year, we’re opening it up to you - we want to see cycling-related photos from 2013-2014 that represent local cycling to you. Five winners will be...
BikeDFW got to help out at the Friends of the Katy Trail - Membership and Safety Day in Dallas. At the event, BikeDFW joined with Bicycles Plus and helped promote trail etiquette and safety. While there, we installed or gave away almost a hundred free bicycle bells, donated by Bicycles Plus.
BikeDFW attended this year's Texas Trails and Active Transportation Conference in Fort Worth. Hosted by BikeTexas and the Texas Trails Network, the conference was held for anyone involved in the planning, construction, funding, economics, operation, management, promotion and use of bicycle, pedestrian, and other transportation modes. According to their site: The TTAT Conference brought together those involved with bicycle, pedestrian, and other active transportation and recreation modes from around Texas and the world with the goals...
City of Plano's Trail System Planner, Renee Burke Jordan, invited local citizens and bicycle advocates to meet Steve Clark, a Bicycle Friendly Community Specialist from The League of American Bicyclists.
The League is visiting 100 communities this year, bringing their bicycle-friendly expertise directly to the local level — and Plano was on the priority list.
On March 1, the City of Dallas shut down one direction of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge for the All Out Trinity event. Throughout the day, there were lots of activities that included a running event, yoga and a bike rodeo for kids - right on the bridge. Meanwhile, below the bridge there was an artisan market with food trucks and even more activities.
Late last year, we introduced our new logo. Now that it's out in the world, we're starting to get it produced in many forms - starting with some high quality stickers. We can't think of a better way to show your local bicycling pride and support for better cycling in north Texas.