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Washington Ranks as Most Bike Friendly State in the Nation

By Emanuella Grinberg CNN May 24, 2012 For the fifth year straight, Washington ranked as the country’s most bicycle-friendly state, thanks to policies designed to create alternatives to driving, according to the League of American Bicyclists. The advocacy group’s Bicycle … Continue reading

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Drivers, Cyclists Square Off on Sharing the Road

By Emanuella Grinberg CNN May 18, 2012 Shanna Kurth began biking to work three years ago to improve her health. Several times a month, she loaded her bike onto her car, drove most of the way and biked the last … Continue reading

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California Hit-and-Run Caught on Bike Camera | Video – ABC News

ABC News April 30, 2012 Police say a driver in Berkeley hit two bicyclists and fled the scene. California Hit-and-Run Caught on Bike Camera | Video – ABC News.

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Mannequins Help Kick Off Pedestrian Safety Blitz

By John Hilkevitch The Chicago Tribune October 26, 2011 32 figures on Wacker represent pedestrians killed last year in city crashes Chicago officials appear willing to try whatever tricks it may take to eliminate pedestrian deaths — even as they … Continue reading

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4,300 Bikers Take Part in 10th Annual Tour de Troit

By Megha Satyanarayana The Detroit Free Press September 25, 2011 What’s that you saw on Saturday morning? Thousands of bicycles on the streets of Detroit? About 4,300 people took part in the 10th annual Tour de Troit, riding either a … Continue reading

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Cyclist in Crash: ‘I Was Getting Dragged Along’

By Layla Halabian, The Boston Herald – Lisha Brooks survived a biking nightmare…

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With a Very Few Exceptions, America is No Place for Cyclists

The Economist September 3, 2011 Dying while cycling is three to five times more likely in America than in Denmark, Germany or the Netherlands. To understand why, consider the death of Michael Wang. He was pedalling home from work in … Continue reading

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Green Boxes New Tool for Bike Safety

By Tom Adams KVAL News August 31, 2011 They’re starting to pop up at intersections around town. And hardly anyone knows what they’re for. The green bike boxes puzzled every passerby KVAL News queried on Tuesday. “I assume it’s for … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bike Lane Argument In the Spotlight

By James Allenby Gowanus Lounge August 22, 2011 The city’s hotly discussed bicycle lane built by the city on Prospect Park West has gone through another round of court decisions. Last week, a judge dismissed the efforts of concerned Brooklyn … Continue reading

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People Are Awesome: European Mayor Uses Tank to Crush Car Blocking Bike Lane

By Cord Jefferson GOOD August 3, 2011 Any urban bicyclist can share with you the frustration of having to avoid people and cars blocking what should be clear bicycle lanes. Sometimes it can make you want to destroy all the … Continue reading

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