Complete Streets Week

Apr
14
Sun
Tour de Hood’s Family Bike Ride @ The Compound
Apr 14 @ 4:00 am – 7:00 am

RSVP on Facebook

With your help we can make this a wonderful ride, a wonderful story and a wonderful memory for all of us.

Tour de Hood will have bikes, helmet, and snacks.

All you have to do is SHOW-UP!

 

About:

A few year back, Dreyfus Health Foundation has provided funding to Tour de Hood. This time, it is sending Greener Media (http://greenermedia.com/) from New York to capture the story of Tour de Hood on how it has sustained itself over the years.

The video is planned to be placed on the Dreyfus Health Foundation’s website (http://www.dhfglobal.org/ ) and YouTube.

What Tour de Hood ask of you:
Tour de Hood is hoping to get our partners and friends input in the video.

As you know Tour de Hood’s story is really a community story. Without the communities participation whether it`s money, bikes, helmets or time there would be no Tour de Hood. We hope to use this video segment to highlight how our supporters have helped Tour de Hood develop a sustainable model.

The plan is to get interviews with Tour de Hood supporters before, during and after the ride. Tour de Hood will have a relaxing family ride viewing 3rd Ward highlights like Work Shop Houston, Project Row House, SHAPE, Ecotone, Emancipation Park and several more along the way.

 

Visit the Tour de Hood Website

Earth Day Houston @ Discovery Green Park
Apr 14 @ 9:00 pm – Apr 15 @ 3:00 am

This free one-day celebration will focus on the merits of mindful, sustainable living while educating and encouraging Houstonians to do their part to preserve, conserve and enhance our city and the Earth. Earth Day Houston showcases more than 30 green non-profits, each educating visitors on how they can make Houston greener.

Apr
16
Tue
HTX Bike Social – The Yoga Ride @ Discovery Green Park
Apr 16 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am

HTX Bike Social – The Yoga Ride

Join HTX Bike Social, TGBI & Local Yoga Instructor Wallace Chase for a free yoga session in the park, followed by a relaxing chill bike ride. If you would like to come for just the Yoga session or just the riding session you are welcome to do so. “No mats required. We’ll let the good earth support us at the park!”; Wallace Chase

YOGA:
Start Promptly at 7:10pm at Discovery Green Park

BIKE RIDE:
Starts at 7:55pm, A short 12-15 Mile ride with TGBI (The Green Bicycle Initiative) at 14-16 mph that will end at Beaver’s for their Speak Easy Night. It offers a great food truck and awesome drink specials.

No mats required. We’ll let the good earth support us at the park!

Toxic Shocks – Ladies Only Bike Ride @ Mandell Park
Apr 16 @ 5:30 am – 7:00 am

Toxic Shocks  – Ladies Only Bike Ride

“…There is a plethora of gorgeous ladies wanting to ride bikes. We’ll stop at some bars, drinky drank, talk about girl smack, ride bikes, repeat x2 or maybe x3. We meet up every Monday around 7:30pm at Mandell Park (Richmond/Mandell) and ride wherever…”

“WOMEN WHO RIDE BIKES, PERIOD”

AARP Walk Audit @ Museum Park Neighborhood
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

AARP will lead a walk audit through Museum Park neighborhood.

More info soon.

Apr
17
Wed
City Council Meeting @ Houston City Hall
Apr 17 @ 12:00 am – 2:30 am

City Council Meeting

The Coalition invites members of the public to come speak in support of adopting city-wide Complete Streets policies.

 

 

Distinguished Speaker William Fulton @ Asia Society Texas Center
Apr 17 @ 4:00 am – 6:00 am

Houston Tomorrow’s Distinguished Speaker Series presents William Fulton

William Fulton is an American author, urban planner, and politician. He served as Mayor of the City of Ventura, California from 2009 to 2011. He is considered a leading advocate of the Smart Growth movement in urban planning.

Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004
6pm Reception with light snacks and drinks7pm Lecture

Free. Space is limited. RSVP Required.

Bike Texas Luncheon with John Pucher @ Julia Ideson Library
Apr 17 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join BikeTexas, the Houston Complete Streets Coalition, state and local elected officials, and supporting organizations on Wednesday, April 17 for the Shifting Gears Lecture series with transportation expert Dr. John Pucher!

Dr. Pucher is an excellent and engaging speaker and a world-renowned expert in the planning and policy field.

Dr. Pucher will discuss the impact of Complete Streets on cities across Texas and around the world. He will show how making biking and walking safer and more efficient has huge benefits to health outcomes and local economies.

Drawing from his newest book, City Cycling, Mr. Pucher will inspire local leaders to take simple actions towards ensuring Texans have the freedom to bike and walk in their communities.

Apr
18
Thu
Smart Growth America Event @ Clayton Library's Carriage House
Apr 18 @ 4:00 am – 5:30 am

Smart Growth America Event

This is an opportunity to meet with Smart Growth America consultants who are in Houston to hold a Complete Streets workshop in the Museum Park Neighborhood.

 

Bike Club Ride @ Rudyard’s Pub
Apr 18 @ 5:00 am – 6:30 am

Bike Club

“We are a a chill ride not going faster then 19 mph or slower than 14. We ride between 18 – 22 miles with one 30 minute stop and then head back to out start location”