City of San Antonio asks for community input as it develops new bike plan
SAN ANTONIO – The City of San Antonio has developed an interactive website to get community input in specific areas to provide safe mobility for everyone. Maybe you’ve had some trouble navigating a particular segment of a sidewalk or a particular crossing, or you’ve had a crash that maybe went unreported,” said Timothy Hayes, pedestrian mobility officer for San Antonio. Lack of transportation options in San Antonio limits job, education opportunities, local experts sayThe city will use the information collected to develop a bicycle implementation plan for downtown and midtown. Sepulveda enjoys exploring the different trails around the city on his bike, but if there were one thing he could change, it would be to add more bike lanes. The city said the policy document with recommendations is expected to be delivered to the city council in Spring 2021.
Bike sales booming in San Antonio during pandemic, owners say
San Antonio The pandemic is sending new bike sales through the roof, but many bike store owners are having trouble keeping up with the repair demands. Clay Williams, owner of San Antonio Bike Shop, says sales since the end of March have increased about 80-100%. He says 2020 bike models are all sold out, only high-end bikes that cost several thousand dollars are left. Sales in electric bike kits are also up, says Bryan Martin with Bronkos Bikes LLC. Both say customers interested in purchasing a bike for Christmas should check in regularly so they dont miss the opportunity.
The surprisingly melodic bicycle
The surprisingly melodic bicycle Did you ever think of a bicycle as a musical instrument? That's exactly what it is in the hands of music design artist Steven Baber, a.k.a. Johnnyrandom. He coaxes more than 200 different sounds out of a bicycle's moving parts and weaves them into a musical montage. John Blackstone reports.cbsnews.com