Teaching Race In Public Schools (June 18, 2021) – Houston Public Media

Houston Matters begins at 9 a.m. CT on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 713-440-8870, talk@houstonmatters.org or @HoustonMatters. On Friday’s Houston Matters: We learn how Juneteenth is being celebrated around Greater Houston. Also this hour: How walkable and bikeable is Houston currently, and what have we learned from previous attempts to make it … Read more

Brooklyn Bridge traffic-to-bike lane conversion begins Monday

The city’s Department of Transportation will close the Brooklyn Bridge’s inner-most westbound lane off to car traffic on Monday night to convert the space into a two-way bike lane, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. Construction on the bikeway will begin 9 p.m. Monday and wrap up “by the fall,” Hizzoner said during his daily … Read more

Bike lane improvement project begins across Philly

The Philadelphia Streets Department undertook a new initiative this week that is sure to come as a welcome sight to cyclists across the city. New construction on the city’s Knitting the Network Project started this week as part of an effort to bolster bicycle-riding options across various streets in Philly. The project involves adding, upgrading … Read more

New office towers, bike lanes and dozens of pot shops: How Toronto has changed while you were locked down

For many in Toronto, the past six months have been mostly spent at home, with the occasional trip out for groceries, exercise and essentials. The city itself, though, didn’t stop changing. Those who are taking their first tentative steps back out into the city might be surprised by how much has changed since last November. … Read more

President Biden gave U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson a $6,000 bike made at North Philly shop

President Joe Biden made his first overseas trip this week to the United Kingdom, where he linked up with Prime Minister Boris Johnson ahead of the G7 summit in Carbis Bay.  Foreign leaders often exchange customary gifts to greet one another and build a personal connection while they attempt to tackle global issues. MORE NEWS: … Read more

Deep US cycling team headed to Tokyo with golden ambitions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The cycling team that the U.S. is taking to the Tokyo Olympics is a little different from the one it would have taken 12 months ago, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers to postpone the Summer Games by an entire year. In many ways, it’s a whole lot stronger. Among those … Read more

Richie Porte wins Critérium du Dauphiné, ready for supporting role at Tour de France

Richie Porte has claimed a “dream” victory at the Critérium du Dauphiné after a tight final stage of the week-long race through the French Alps. Key points: Richie Porte twice finished as runner-up in the Dauphiné in 2013 and 2017 Porte won the eight-stage race through south-east France by just 17 seconds Porte is not expected to … Read more

NYC TD Five Boro Bike Tour Returns This Summer – NBC New York

The New York City TD Five Boro Bike Tour, the nation’s largest annual charity cycling event, is back for cyclists this summer on Sunday, August 22, 2021. This year marks the 43rd edition of the tour, after last year’s event was canceled due to COVID-19. In past, the event brought in up to 32,000 riders … Read more

Giro d’Italia 2021, stage 21 – live updates

The first 16 riders have their races under way and so the aforementioned Riccardo Minali, Matteo Moschetti (Trek-Segafredo), Attilio Viviani (Cofidis), Alexander Krieger (Alpecin-Fenix), Albert Torres (Movistar), Umberto Marengo (Bardiani CSF Faizane), Maximiliano Richeze (UAE Team Emirates), Maciej Bodnar (Bora-Hansgrohe), Elia Viviani (Cofidis), Koen de Kort (Trek-Segafredo), Lukasz Wisniowski (Qhubeka-Assos), Fabio Sabatini (Cofidis), Nicola Venchiarutti … Read more