Bike Safety

6 days ago
Protected bike lanes, a relatively new addition to streets in the United States, are already evolving.
Greater Greater Washington
February 23, 2019, 5am PST
A new law in the nation's capital will fine people on bikes caught listening to headphones as a Vision Zero traffic safety measure.
DCist
January 2, 2019, 10am PST
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, an "avid biker," spent Tuesday night in the hospital after the driver of an automobile struck him as he biked through the city.
Los Angeles Times
November 19, 2018, 9am PST
Portland has approved a plan that clears the way for $36 million in bike and other transportation safety projects in the city's downtown.
The Oregonian
October 4, 2018, 5am PDT
A proposed law in New York City wants to make sure construction doesn't impede the safe flow of bicycle traffic—the benefit could include better gender representation.
AM New York
September 20, 2018, 6am PDT
While resistance to protected bike lanes can be high, the economic and safety paybacks are substantial.
Greater Greater Washington
August 3, 2018, 9am PDT
Downtown Seattle has many disconnected bike lanes, so to make sure there are more safe routes for bikers, the city council passed a resolution that sets out a timeline to connect them.
Curbed Seattle
July 31, 2018, 5am PDT
The new protected, two-way bike lane on Broadway adjacent to Van Cortlandt Park could induce envy.
StreetsBlog NYC
July 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
Bike advocates say a protected bike lane near the downtown Caltrain station can't wait. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) says the project will have to wait.
San Francisco Chronicle
June 22, 2018, 5am PDT
This is another one of those "funny" articles, in that it's satire about a tragic state of affairs.
The Beaverton
May 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
Bus rides will be free to coincide with the city of Lafayette's Bike Safety Festival on June 2.
KLFY
May 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
Right turns on red became legal at a large scale across the country in the 1970s, despite the threats the practice represents to pedestrians and people on bikes.
Streetsblog USA
May 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A $1 million project to reduce vehicle lanes on Detroit's Jefferson Boulevard is designed to increase safety along the busy corridor.
Crain's Detroit Business
April 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
They call it a "Safety Stop" in Colorado, but it's the same idea.
Streetsblog Denver
April 19, 2018, 7am PDT
Houston finally has the funding in place to work toward its vision for a bike-friendly city.
Houston Chronicle
April 18, 2018, 6am PDT
A recent study from researchers at the University of Bologna adds to a growing body of evidence regarding their effects of laws that require bicyclists to wear high-visibility clothing.
Cycling Weekly
January 9, 2018, 6am PST
The Roland Park Civic League is trying to get rid of bike lanes on Roland Avenue, arguing that they're dangerous.
CBS
January 6, 2018, 9am PST
A cultural change regarding bike safety for the home of the U.S. auto industry is a long time coming.
Associated Press
November 17, 2017, 8am PST
The Onion is probably trolling the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration more than bike riders with this one.
The Onion
November 9, 2017, 5am PST
A new guide seeks to answer that question for any street in the world.
Streetsblog USA