VISIONS: Cyclists – and motorists – want clarity, enforcement

As the Leader previously reported, one important component of the city’s coming bike plan will address safety – and it can’t come soon enough for area residents, both cyclists and motorists, who think that there are major issues with Houston’s existing relationship between bikes and cars. Although Candlelight Place’s Rob Harlow acknowledges that the addition […]

Collision Correction: Rice Military fights speeding, accidents with new traffic management program

  As the president of the Rice Military Civic Club, Andrea DeBaldo knows first hand her neighborhood’s frustration with what some are calling frequent traffic accidents and near-accidents in the area. Now, with the help of council member Ellen Cohen’s office, the group is hoping to utilize $40,000 to help fund its Neighborhood Traffic Management […]

Share The Road: Houston reaching out to cyclists for overhaul of city-wide Bike Plan

While cyclists and motorists appear to forever be at odds with one another across Houston, city officials are hoping the region’s first comprehensive bike plan in more than 20 years will help modernize safe passageways for cyclists for safer, happier commutes. The Houston Bike Plan, a year-long effort to update the city’s Comprehensive Bikeway Plan […]

Leader area sculptor goes down the rabbit hole

In July of 1865, Charles Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll) published a tale he first told to the three daughters of Henry Liddell during a boat ride down the River Thames in London. One hundred and fifty years later, Leader area sculptor Bridgette Mongeon is bringing renewed attention to Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland through a bronze […]