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Middle School Traffic Safety

New York Times: Middle School Lessons in Traffic Safety. Some interesting stuff: The number of child injuries during school dropoff/pickup times has increased over the years. Nationwide, roughly 21 percent of morning traffic is generated by parents driving children to school according to Safe Routes to School. “Traffic patterns around schools in Los Angeles have read more »

13-year-old Cyclist Killed in Traffic Accident

The city of Alameda, California, is known for its flat topography, low traffic volume, a near city-wide 25 MPH speed limit, and bike-friendliness. Alameda is my home, and I feel quite safe riding around town with my 9-year-old son. My sense of safety is shaken today. The life of Brandon Sorensen, a well-liked student at read more »

A Level of Service “improvement” project for Scotts Valley, CA

I live in a small town of 12,000 people in the Santa Cruz Mountains which received funding to rework a major intersection in town. The final design misses several opportunities to improve the intersection for those traveling on foot and on bike.

Bike to the Park, win a free bike

The Adventure Cycling Association announced their inaugural Bike Your Park Day for September 24, 2016, which coincides with National Public Lands Day, a fee-free day for U.S. National Parks.

Bicycles in the news

Don’t try this at home, kids, even if you’re a professional.

Friday’s Pro Tip: Don’t try to bike through a police barricade when a maniac in the national capital starts shooting. Even Canadian law enforcement will take you down, albeit politely and with utmost professionalism. More bike news below the photo of cyclist Bernard Desgagne on the ground. #457676706 / gettyimages.com