|Friends and supporters of BikeTexas are invited to participate in their advocacy efforts on Monday, March 27, during the legislative session at the state capitol. For information about planned activities, priority bills, and registration, please see the notice below.
BikeTexas 2017 Legislative Summary and Cyclists in Suits Texas’ Bike Lobby Day
Please attend Cyclists-in-Suits, March 27, in Austin. We’ll meet at the Capitol Auditorium (E1.004) which is across from the Capitol Grill at 9am sharp for a welcome and brief training session. Please check in at least 15 minutes prior. No food or drinks are allowed in the auditorium. The Capitol Grill near the auditorium has breakfast foods, and coffee at a very reasonable price. It is open early. Sign up here! Although participation is free, registration is important.
After orientation, volunteers from across the state (including bus loads of individuals from bike groups in Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Fort Worth) will visit legislative offices to ask for support for our priority bills. At the end of the day, we’ll meet at the BikeTexas office for a social hour and refreshments.
Ready to go? Round Trip bus transportation is available! BikeDFW and Richardson Bike Mart are hosting a small charter bus to Cyclists in Suits on Monday, March 27, 2017.
- 1st Departure and Location: 4:45 am – Richardson Bike Mart in Richardson (parking lot)
2nd Departure and Location: 5:15 am – DART Mockingbird Station (parking lot)
- Price – ONLY $10 (Includes coffee and breakfast burritos!)
- Reserve your seat NOW. Pay and sign up by March 15, 2017 – https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/MTY1MDk
Also…Sign up for BikeTexas E-newsletters and Action Alerts, which are time sensitive during the session. Sign up here! We don’t ask often, but you may be asked to contact legislators at critical times on behalf of the bills.
For more information about BikeTexas and Cyclists-in-Suits, please visit their website: http://www.biketexas.org/