Bike Safety

While bikeshare is popular with planners and local officials all over the country, in some cities it still hasn't proven popular with people. One author has some thoughts on how bikeshare can begin to attract larger numbers.
Yesterday   The Urban Edge
The Urbanist takes a close look at the first of 12 Safe Routes to School projects scheduled for Seattle schools this year.
Jan 23, 2016   The Urbanist
A study presented last week to the Transportation Research Board shows that the quality of the bike infrastructure has a significant effect for commuting rates and safety.
Jan 20, 2016   Streetsblog USA
A bike plan isn't meant for the peloton. Here's how you can tell.
Jan 9, 2016   Vancity Buzz
Rhetoric from both sides of the issue is on display as Washington, D.C. considers a new law allowing bike riders to treat stop signs as yield signs.
Dec 10, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
If it's successful, a public-private partnership between Microsoft and the city of Bellevue, Washington could produce Minority Report-style predicative capabilities to prevent bike crashes.
Nov 16, 2015   GeekWire
Blog Post
Bicycle sharing has become increasingly popular across the world. More cities are adopting bikeshare schemes, but one of the challenges has been how to encourage people using a bikeshare to also use a helmet to minimize head injury in the event of an accident.  Blog Post
Nov 9, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Blog Post
Bicyclists have a serious image problem. The perception among non-cyclists is that cyclists simply think the "rules of the road" don’t apply to them. Blog Post
Oct 27, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
A small section of the well-used, protected bike lane on San Francisco's busy Market Street will be raised just a few inches to increase bicycle safety. Construction began Monday and should take a month to complete.
Oct 20, 2015   ABC7
The first protected intersection opened in August in Davis, Calif., a university town with the nation's highest percentage of bike commuters. Salt Lake City's new protected intersection is explained on NPR's "Here & Now" report with audio and videos.
Oct 5, 2015   WBUR
Regardless of how San Francisco's proposed Bike Yield Law fares, all California cyclists who are ticketed for not stopping at stop signs may have the option to pay a reduced fine if they opt to attend bike school thanks to a new law signed Sept. 21.
Sep 28, 2015   Streetsblog LA