Woman who hit, killed cyclist Tito Bradshaw sentenced to 20 days in jail, 10 years probation
More than two years after Linda Collier Mason was charged with intoxication manslaughter for hitting and killing cyclist Tito Bradshaw, a judge granted her a plea deal on Wednesday with minimal jail time and 10-years probation.
Cycling community plans to honor late cyclist during virtual ride
SAN ANTONIO – Throughout this week, the cycling community in San Antonio plans to honor a well-known cyclist who was killed after being struck by a suspected drunk driver. “This was a man who was very wise beyond his years,” said Jeff Moore, president of SATX Social Ride. He was always open and very accepting of everybody.”Bradshaw was ripped from both the cycling community and his loved ones after being struck on East Houston Street in April 2019. Moore said the cycling community is planning a virtual ride for Bradshaw on Tuesday, where riders can start from wherever they choose and ride by his memorial ghost bike located at 1938 East Houston Street. “Solo riders, small groups, people who have small groups or want to ride with their friends -- basically get on your bikes and ride here,” Moore said.
Bicyclists are Being Killed Among San Antonio's Most Congested Areas, Study Finds
The point marks where 10-year-old, Suarez was reportedly killed Thursday morning, almost half a mile from congested roadway. The data showing the most congested roadways in Texas pointed to a correlation between heavily trafficked areas and cyclist fatalities. Valley Ranch neighborhood, where Suarez lived and commuted to school, lies on the fringes of Government Canyon State Natural Area. The action group has advocated for clear, protected bike ways on Broadway, and corridors leading to the major street. The location where Bradshaw was hit ranks as the second-most congested area in San Antonio.sacurrent.com
San Antonio Is the 16th Most Deadly U.S. City for Bicyclists
The city also had a total of 13 bike fatalities between 2014 and 2017, according to federal data.The analysis comes as San Antonio looks to curb carbon emissions by encouraging cycling as an alternative to automobile commutes. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. A free press means accountability and a well-informed public, and we want to keep our unique and independent reporting available for many, many years to come. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture.sacurrent.com
Tito Bradshaw Bicycle Repair Shop Officially Opens on UTSA Campus
click image Facebook / UTSAclick image Facebook / UTSAIn the wake of his death on a downtown street, San Antonians immediately began memorializing Tito Bradshaw, a beloved figure in both the cycling and food communities.In addition to a memorial ride and the "Ride in Paradise" mural by street art duo Los Otros, UTSA announced in June that the university would convert the former Ximenes Information Booth into a bicycle repair site in Bradshaw's honor.On Tuesday, UTSA celebrated a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the Tito Bradshaw Bicycle Repair Shop. Bradshaw's family were in attendance, as well as Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 8 Councilman Manny Peleaz.The shop will be open daily from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. or 7 p.m., and is stocked with tubes, lubricants and tools for make minor bike repairs. Nearby self-serve stations will also allow people to work on their bikes when the shop isn't open.Bradshaw was fatally struck by suspected drunk driver while cycling home on East Houston Street in April of this year. In August, the driver accused of killing Bradshaw was indicted by a Bexar County grand jury on the charge of intoxication manslaughter.sacurrent.com
UTSA unveils bike repair shop for beloved San Antonio cyclist
SAN ANTONIO - Nearly six months after he was struck and killed by a drunk driver while riding his bicycle, Tito Bradshaw is being honored by the local cycling community and the University of Texas in San Antonio. On Tuesday, the Tito Bradshaw Bicycle Repair Shop officially opened its doors at UTSA's main campus. UTSA's Office of Sustainability transformed an obsolete information booth into the bike repair shop for students, staff and visitors. "All of his family is coming down," said Harry Bradshaw, Tito Bradshaw's father. RELATED STORIES:New UTSA bike trail to honor local cyclist Tito BradshawMotorist indicted in death of beloved San Antonio cyclistTributes continue pouring in for cyclist killed by suspected drunken driverUTSA memorializes Tito Bradshaw with bike repair shopBicyclist dies after being hit by suspected drunken driverBike ride honors fallen cyclistsCopyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
UTSA unveils bike repair shop for beloved San Antonio cyclist
Nearly six months after he was struck and killed by a drunk driver while riding his bicycle, Tito Bradshaw is being honored by the local cycling community and the University of Texas in San Antonio. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Motorist indicted in death of beloved San Antonio cyclist
SAN ANTONIO - The motorist accused of killing a well-known San Antonio cyclist was indicted by a Bexar County grand jury this week. Linda Collier Mason, 67, is charged with intoxication manslaughter, according to a news release from the district attorney's office. The news of Bradshaw's death rocked San Antonio's cycling community. Since his death, UTSA dedicated a new bike trail to honor Bradshaw. The bike trail includes a free tool shop for cyclists and a ride-share pickup point.
UTSA Remembers Entrepreneur, Community Leader Tito Bradshaw with Campus Bike Repair Shop
click to enlarge Courtesy of Clayton BainesThe University of Texas at San Antonio recently announced the renaming of its Ximenes Information Booth to honor the life and legacy of Tito Bradshaw. The booth will be renamed the Tito Bradshaw Bicycle Repair Shop.According to a press release, the renaming is "a symbol of the Universitys strong commitment to furthering student safety through the addition of bike lanes and sidewalks." He was riding in the 1900 block of East Houston Street around 12:30 a.m. when a Toyota Corolla struck him from behind, according to a report by Telemundo Bradshaw was a father and an entrepreneur who owned a bicycle shop south of downtown. It served as a base for organizing group rides and events that became traditions in the city. Tools like a compressor, tubes and lubricants will also be available for loan.The bike repair shop will open up at the beginning of the Fall 2019 semester for small repairs, with a grand opening set for September 2019sacurrent.com