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Monday, October 19, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Regional bicycle, pedestrian projects get funding

As Austin and Central Texas grow and become more congested, city and regional leaders are looking at bicycle and pedestrian projects as ways to cut down on traffic. On Oct. 12, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Transportation Policy Board…

Thursday, July 23, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

Capital Metro to consider bikes on last-ride buses

The Bicycle Advisory Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution asking Capital Metro to consider allowing bicycles on city buses for the final ride of the night. This would allow a bus with a full bike rack to still accept…

Monday, July 13, 2015 by Michael Kanin

Audio: Whitson talks bike theft on KUT

KUT’s Nathan Bernier interviews the Austin Monitor’s Tyler Whitson about his bike theft story. Audio is embedded below:

Monday, July 13, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Bicycle theft reports, registrations on the rise

Bicycle theft is an issue in every city, and Austin, with its enthusiastic cycling community, is no exception. Data that the Austin Monitor obtained from the Austin Police Department show that the number of reported bicycle thefts has increased slightly…

Friday, April 17, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy

Urban Forestry Board critical of USA Cycling report

Members of the Urban Forestry Board are highly critical of the methods used in a report by USA Cycling that claims the city, not the cycling organization, caused most of the damage done to 57 trees in Zilker Park during…

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by Jenny Blair

Bike signal debate triggers acrimony at Council

Some Austin City Council members grew irritated while debating the problems of bicycles at intersections and whether to accept grant money that could ease those problems at Thursday’s meeting.At issue was a proposal that the Austin Transportation Department accept $200,000 in…

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