Houston bike riders are getting pushed off the road in new bond package

Rare | 8/11/2017 | Anna Caplan
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It’s no secret that cars rule in Houston.

But a move to enhance the city’s relationship between drivers and cyclists has hit a bump in the road. According to the Houston Press, only $2.2 million–out of the $300-$500 million blueprint–has been earmarked to specifically aid the cause.

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City Council first announced the Bike Plan in March, but the 20-year plan, which hopes to add 1,700 miles of bikeways as well as fix potholes and clear debris, has been unable to yield the funds through a bond referendum.

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