Bike Safety

Bike advocates will be pleased with the talk coming from the direction of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
2 days ago   Streetsblog USA
An article on Washington Post's Wonkblog says what some bikers were thinking: sometimes it feels safer to break the law.
Jan 10, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Do bike helmet laws prevent injuries for children, or do they just discourage children from riding bikes?
Jan 1, 2015   The Incidental Economist
When I read the subtitle to the recent GHSA bike safety report, "Adult Males and Urban Environments Now Represent Bulk of Deaths," I took an interest as I fit that demographic. I was surprised to read here about the dispute that erupted from it.
Nov 10, 2014   Governing
The Governors Highway Safety Association released a report titled Bicyclist Safety showing a surge in bike fatalities since 2010. The report provoked widespread media coverage and, also, strongly critical reactions.
Oct 29, 2014   Streetsblog USA
The Boston Globe crunched the numbers in a recent Massachusetts Department of Transportation report.
Oct 13, 2014   The Boston Globe
Bike boxes, a European import, may not have received as much attention other novel bike facilities such as protected bike lanes, but they are spreading. Nashville's first bike box accompanies a road diet and buffered bike lanes.
Sep 10, 2014   The Tennessean
Joseph Stromberg examines the question of how safe it is for bikers to wear headphones—a common practice for which there is no safety data.
Aug 11, 2014   Vox
NPR's Scott Simon, Peabody-winning journalist and the Saturday host of Morning Edition, recently set off a Twitter-storm when he called out bikers as scofflaws.
Jul 8, 2014   Medium
Move aside, myth of the reckless biker who flouts the law at every possible junction.
Jul 3, 2014   Bike Portland
The high mode share of bikers in Boulder, Colorado allowed researchers to verify findings already documented by researchers in Europe.
Jul 2, 2014   PhysOrg