Coming Soon to Downtown Houston: the City's First Dedicated Bike Lane

Reflecting a series of recent initiatives by city leadership in Houston to promote bike safety and road diets, a vehicle lane will soon be removed and handed over to bikers in Downtown Houston.
August 27, 2014, 10am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Houston may get its first dedicated, on-street bike lane as early as October, as city officials prepare to convert one lane of Lamar Street downtown to a two-way cycling route connecting the popular Buffalo Bayou trails west of downtown to Discovery Green and points east," reports Mike Morris.

"The nearly three-quarter-mile path, from the edge of Sam Houston Park to the edge of Discovery Green, will be painted green and separated from the remaining three lanes of traffic by a barrier of striped plastic humps sometimes called 'armadillos' or 'zebras'…"

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Published on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 in Houston Chronicle
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