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Posts Tagged ‘Biking’

A Right to the Road: Understanding & Addressing Bicyclist Safety

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
A Right to the Road

GHSA analyzed bicyclist fatal crash data resulting from a collision with a motor vehicle from 1975 to 2015 using the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Fatality Analysis Report System (FARS) to identify changes in trend lines associated with who is being killed, when and where those crashes are more likely to occur and why.

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Washington State DOT: Bike-Friendly Washington

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Washington state offers great biking! Whether you like scenic or sensible—or a bit of both—when you bike the Evergreen State you can experience dramatic mountain vistas, serene lakes and islands, rolling hills, rushing rivers, friendly small towns and exciting big cities, beautiful trails and protected bike lanes, with transit and ferries to extend your range. Washington State Dept. of Transportation and local/regional government partners are working together to create a network of connections that let you choose healthy, active transportation. Whether you ride for utility, health, travel, or recreation, we invite you to pedal Washington.

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Biking to Work in American Cities: The Effect of Federal Infrastructure Funding

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
bike to work

Given that bicycle commuting is good for people and the environment, and is favored as public policy by multiple levels of government, it is important to understand the effectiveness of policy interventions to support it, particularly in the face of uncertainty about long-term funding availability.

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Great American Infrastructure: Ocean Parkway Bike Path, Brooklyn, NY

Monday, August 27th, 2012

This is the twenty-second in a series of entries celebrating infrastructure achievements in the United States. What: The Ocean Parkway Bike Path is the first bike path ever in the United States. When: The Ocean Parkway Bike Path was completed in 1894 with an official opening celebration in 1896. Length: 5.9 miles (one way) Estimated travel […]

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Business Cycles: Catering to the Bicycling Market

Monday, July 16th, 2012

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY: NOHAD A. TOULAN SCHOOL OF URBAN STUDIES AND PLANNING
Cycling is on the rise across the United States, and its popularity has grown beyond the usual leaders—Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; Davis, California; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Boulder, Colorado. Other cities making significant investments in bike infrastructure in recent years include New York City; Chicago, Illinois; and Washington, D.C.—all three have realized substantial growth in the numbers of people taking to the streets on two wheels.

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“Brooklyn Bridge Ride” – In A Brooklyn Minute

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

On Monday late afternoon I rode my bike across the Brooklyn Bridge and filmed it with a GoPro for you.

The result is nothing like I expected. So I let frustrations and happy accidents fall where they may and bring you a ride that almost looks like an “impressionist painting stop-animation” of biking across the Brooklyn Bridge.

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