Bike Safety

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
November 7, 2017, 6am PST
The horrific carnage caused by a terrorist on Halloween, killing eight cyclists and injuring 12, was preceded by a similar, though unintentional, bike fatality in 2006 on the same bikeway.
The New York Times
November 5, 2017, 9am PST
It's been a deadly Autumn for bike riders in Houston, and bike advocates are pushing the city to make streets safer for all users.
Houston Chronicle
September 6, 2017, 8am PDT
The Governors Highway Safety Association, in partnership with State Farm Insurance, has released surprising data about bike safety.
Seattle Transit Blog
August 5, 2017, 5am PDT
A project touted as the "largest pop-up bike grid in the world" achieved rare levels of success on getting people on their bikes in Macon, Georgia.
Bicycle Times
July 25, 2017, 2pm PDT
The question of whether self-driving cars will make streets and roads a safer place for humans depends on whether technology can protect the most vulnerable users.
National Public Radio
July 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
A new report details the work Chicago's suburbs will have to do to live up to the bike-friendly example of its urban core.
Chicago Tribune
June 21, 2017, 5am PDT
Though the quick expansion of complete streets policies is worth celebrating, minority and low-income communities are still being left behind, and killed at a disproportionate rate.
The Urban Edge
June 7, 2017, 11am PDT
In the wake of two terrorist attacks on London bridges that killed pedestrians, concrete barriers were installed on three crossings to prevent repeat rampages. The only problem is that they were installed in bicycle lanes.
London Evening Standard
May 28, 2017, 5am PDT
A new study out of the U.K. will vindicate the suspicion of many cyclists: drivers often misdirect their anger at cyclists who are only following the rules of the road.
BikeBiz
May 20, 2017, 5am PDT
A two-way bike lane protected by a concrete barrier could be on the way for Northern Boulevard in Queens as a way to increase bike safety around the Joe Michaels Mile bike path.
StreetsBlog NYC