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Road rage = "terroristic threat"

Minnesota Statute 609.713 defines a “Terroristic Threat” as threatening violence with the purpose to terrorize another person. After Mitchel Pieper of Burnsville, MN, tried to run over a bicyclist with his pickup truck and then came at the cyclist with an ax, Peiper was charged with making “terroristic threats” (a felony) against the cyclist. What’s read more »

Vehicle personalization = road rage

From /. comes this finding from Colorado State University. Szlemko found a link between road rage and the number of personalized items — such as bumper stickers — on or in people’s vehicles. “The number of territory markers predicted road rage better than vehicle value, condition, or any of the things that we normally associate read more »

More bikes and pedestrians with Lincoln Avenue road diet

San Jose Department of Transportation counts 24% more bikes on Lincoln Avenue during road diet trial project. I’m reading the San Jose DOT data collection report [PDF] for the Lincoln Avenue Road Diet Trial prior to tomorrow night’s public meeting regarding this project in Willow Glen.

Ride Every Road: Downtown San Jose

Happy Friday the 13th! I launched a new season of Ride Every Road with this morning’s modest ride to add portions of St John, St James and Julian Streets in downtown San Jose, California to my cycling coverage map.

Architecture to encourage cycling

Dr. Steven Fleming works to make bicycles the inspiration for architects that cars were during the twentieth-century. In today’s ArchDaily architecture journal, Fleming discusses 10 ways architects can design for bicycles to move cities forward. #93359372 / gettyimages.com

Guidelines to Protect the Safety of Bicyclists, Pedestrians and Disabled Travelers During Road Construction

The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency’s Community Traffic Safety Coalition publishes a guide to ensure the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians during road construction projects. The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission Bicycle Committee have been asked to provide feedback on the next version of this guide.