Bike Safety

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
Bike advocates are concerned that after a "banner year" for bike infrastructure in the nation’s capital, the momentum for bike infrastructure is waning rather than building. How much do these kinds of missed opportunities cost?
Mar 22, 2015   WAMU
A new national survey gathers evidence about what it would take to convert larger numbers of people to the bike lifestyle.
Mar 15, 2015   Streetsblog USA
State lawmakers in Oregon are the latest to consider a law that would require bikers riding at night to wear reflective clothing.
Mar 9, 2015   Bike Portland
A free app, still very nascent in its adoption, alerts drivers to the presence of bikers.
Mar 3, 2015   The Chicago Bicycle Advocate
Most states classify bicycles as "vehicles", and therefore bicyclists as "drivers" of vehicles. Practically what this means is: car rules are bike rules.
Feb 20, 2015   Community Builders
DNAInfo Chicago reports on new data showing the relative safety of bikeshare operations in Chicago.
Feb 16, 2015   DNAinfo Chicago
A newly proposed bill in California comes down hard on one side of a hotly contested issue regarding the necessity of helmets in ensuring the safety of bikers.
Feb 12, 2015   Sacramento Bee
Bike advocates will be pleased with the talk coming from the direction of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Jan 29, 2015   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