biking http://tpr.org en The Source: City Could Eliminate South Flores Bike Lanes http://tpr.org/post/source-city-could-eliminate-south-flores-bike-lanes <p>Neighborhoods across San Antonio are asking for bike lanes to be put onto their roads, but not one community on the South Side.</p><p>After the city changed the traffic pattern of South Flores from Theo/Malone to SE Military Drive from four lanes, two each direction, to two lanes with bike lanes, many area residents were upset. The changes were made last year.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 18:07:21 +0000 Paul Flahive 32533 at http://tpr.org The Source: City Could Eliminate South Flores Bike Lanes The Source: Is San Antonio A Cyclist-Friendly City? http://tpr.org/post/source-san-antonio-cyclist-friendly-city <p>This Friday, downtown dwellers are encouraged to walk or ride their bikes to work as part of the 18th annual <a href="http://www.walkandrollsa.com/" target="_blank">Walk and Roll Rally</a>, but is San Antonio a bicycle friendly town?</p><p>Does San Antonio have the infrastructure, awareness and smarts to support a vibrant cycling community? And what does a city with that look like?</p><p><strong>Guests</strong>:</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 17:15:04 +0000 Paul Flahive 30988 at http://tpr.org The Source: Is San Antonio A Cyclist-Friendly City? Siclovia Takes Social Approach To Promoting March 30th Southside Event http://tpr.org/post/siclovia-takes-social-approach-promoting-march-30th-southside-event <p>It’s the event that closes down streets and invites San Antonians to come out and play, but there's change in the air. Previous Síclovía events have been held on Broadway, but this year they are moving to the Southside.</p><p>"The new route will be starting along St. Mary’s near Cesar Chavez, and then stretching down to Mission Concepción," said YMCA’s Director of Marketing Laura Waldrum. "The event is going to take place on Sunday, March 30.”</p><p>If you’re new to San Antonio, Waldrum described Síclovía this way:</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:58:11 +0000 Jack Morgan 28606 at http://tpr.org Siclovia Takes Social Approach To Promoting March 30th Southside Event Shifting Gears To Make Bike-Sharing More Accessible http://tpr.org/post/shifting-gears-make-bike-sharing-more-accessible <em><em>This story is part of a project on commuting in America.</em></em><p>Millions of commuters across the country have a new way to get around. In the past few years, bike-sharing systems have popped up from Boston to Minnesota to Washington, D.C. They're supposed to make commuting easier, greener and cheaper. But the people who arguably need these bikes the most are often the least likely to access them.<p>These bike-sharing systems have a lot of different names: Divvy, Hubway, Nice Ride. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:22:00 +0000 Joel Rose 23418 at http://tpr.org Shifting Gears To Make Bike-Sharing More Accessible Grand Opening Of Mission Reach This Saturday http://tpr.org/post/grand-opening-mission-reach-saturday <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Completion of the final phase of the Mission Reach will be celebrated Saturday with a four-mile party along the San Antonio River.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials say the newest section of </span>Riverwalk<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is especially fun for the outdoor enthusiasts.</span></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:46:54 +0000 Eileen Pace 19591 at http://tpr.org Grand Opening Of Mission Reach This Saturday San Anto's West Side Mural Bike Tour Rolls October 12 http://tpr.org/post/san-antos-west-side-mural-bike-tour-rolls-october-12 <p>The San Anto Cultural Arts Center is encouraging San Antonians to get out of their cars and onto their bikes for a ride of discovery. Public Art Program Manager John Medina wants you to show up at San Anto with your bike, your energy, and a little curiosity. If you do, he&rsquo;ll take you on a tour of significant West Side murals.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:59:43 +0000 Jack Morgan 19183 at http://tpr.org San Anto's West Side Mural Bike Tour Rolls October 12 San Anto Cultural Arts Students Build Giant Paleta Bike Rack http://tpr.org/post/san-anto-cultural-arts-students-build-giant-paleta-bike-rack <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fifteen young artists studying at the <a href="http://www.sananto.org/" target="_blank">San </a></span><a href="http://www.sananto.org/" target="_blank">Anto</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.sananto.org/" target="_blank"> Cultural Arts Center</a> are working on their first public art sculpture, thanks to a grant from Awesome S-A.</span></p><p>The students thought of an artistic way to meet the ongoing need for bike storage at the center.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 22:12:03 +0000 Eileen Pace 8831 at http://tpr.org San Anto Cultural Arts Students Build Giant Paleta Bike Rack SAPD Sting Operation To Catch Drivers Endangering Cyclists http://tpr.org/post/sapd-sting-operation-catch-drivers-endangering-cyclists <p>Cyclists have the same rights to the roadways as do drivers of motor vehicles, but many drivers don’t realize they have to share the road; cyclists are also more vulnerable in accidents.&nbsp;</p><p>San Antonio Police Chief William McManus announced a two-pronged program in response to multiple cyclist deaths this year.</p><p>The educational part of program includes PSAs on TV and social media. The second prong is enforcement of the three-foot law:</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:38:06 +0000 Eileen Pace 3581 at http://tpr.org SAPD Sting Operation To Catch Drivers Endangering Cyclists