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2016

Township approves new bike pedestrian master plan

Community Impact Newspaper

November 10, 2016

After a year of development and gathering resident feedback, The Woodlands Township board of directors approved a community wide bike and pedestrian master plan Oct. 27.

       The plan, which is the first of its kind for the township, evaluated the community’s existing walking, running and bicycling network, as well as the gaps and needs in the system, to identify project recommendations.

3 things to know about the bike and pedestrian master plan in The Woodlands

Community Impact Newspaper

September 8, 2016

Beginning Friday, The Woodlands Township will accept public input regarding its draft pedestrian and bicycle master plan.

The township contracted with engineering firm Jones and Carter to complete the plan, which has been under development for nearly one year.

The Woodlands to seek public comments on bike, pedestrian master plan draft

Houston Chronicle

July 21, 2016

Residents will have a chance to weigh in on a draft of The Woodlands Township’s bike and pedestrian master plan during a two-week comment period in September. After nearly a year of work on the project, representatives with engineering firm Jones and Carter presented the initial draft plan to the township’s board of directors July 21.

The Woodlands nears completion of bike, pedestrian master plan

Houston Chronicle

August 11, 2016

Jones and Carter project manager Chelsea Young described five fast-track projects included in the plan that address safety or connectivity issues and total about $1.4 million. 

2015

Township seeks input on bike plan with survey

Houston Chronicle

December 11, 2015

As The Woodlands moves forward in its quest to make the community more pedestrian and bike friendly, the consultants that the township hired to form a comprehensive plan are seeking input from residents.

Woodlands panel eyes land along creeks for bike paths
Houston Chronicle, February 12, 2015

A Woodlands task force on Thursday endorsed a plan that members said could connect one-third of family residences in the community through a 13-mile bicycle and hiking trail.

Bike lane plan in the works

Community Impact Newspaper, February 10, 2015

The Township in September incorporated funding for a master cycling plan it hopes will lay the groundwork for the development of bike lanes.

2014

Conservancy group seeks greenway trail funding, Houston Chronicle, November 11, 2014

The Bayou Land Conservancy is looking for some help getting a project off the ground - and asking The Woodlands Township for an additional $30,000 in funding needed to construct an 11-mile off-road, hike and bike trail.

Cyclists continue to push for more room on roads in The Woodlands
Houston Chronicle, September 23, 2014

Members of the Bike The Woodlands Coalition are working to make the community a safer place for cyclists - and hoping that a few new developments will pave the way for a brighter bicycle future.

Cyclist group brainstorms for improvements to bike paths
The Villager, October 3, 2014

​Nearly 50 bicycling enthusiasts gathered on Thursday night to learn about developments with cycling in The Woodlands and to contribute their ideas on how to improve its future.

Master bike & pedestrian plan an absolute must
The Village, August 28, 2014

Bike The Woodlands Coalition (BTWC) applauds the recent action of The Woodlands Township Board in initially approving the funding of a Master Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, a beginning step toward developing a truly bike friendly community.