Bike Safety

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
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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
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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
A pair of studies finds separate but related evidence that as more people are biking, more people are getting injured while biking. What to do about it is still under debate.
Sep 7, 2015   KPCC
Advocates say traffic safety data collection practices in Washington, D.C. don't meet national standards. They also say it will be hard for the District to meet its vision zero goal by 2024 if the problem persists.
Sep 3, 2015   WAMU
The city of Davis, California, a college town with extremely high commute mode share for bikes, made history last week as the first U.S. city to build a protected intersection for bikes.
Aug 13, 2015   The Davis Enterprise
Pennsylvania is the latest state legislature to consider a bill requiring special clothing for people riding bikes.
Aug 6, 2015   Bike PGH
Last week, along a popular San Francisco bike route, a group of protestors took to their bikes to advocate for new laws, such as the Idaho Stop, that make it easier to bike in the city.
Aug 4, 2015   SF Weekly