Browsing the "bike lane" Tag

What's the Best Car for Cyclists? A 2014 Cyclist Detection Volvo (w/ video)

March 9th, 2013 | by Jo Borras

You see headlines like this all the time. “Who Builds the Best Car for Dog-lovers?” “Who Builds the Most Kid-friendly Cars?” Etc. When it comes to a carmaker specifically catering to the needs of bikers and their bikes, however, Volvo seems to be the only carmaker that understands cyclists’ primary need: to avoid getting run over by a pack of 5000 lb. SUVs


Study: Separated Bike Lanes Reduce Injury By 90%

October 25th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Cycling has become very popular in short order in urban areas around the world, which hasn’t left much time for drivers and bikers to figure out how to share the road. Injury and even death happens with far too much frequency, and a new study shows just how important separated bike lanes are to the welfare of cyclists.


California State Assembly Votes on 3-ft Rule For Bicyclists

August 24th, 2012 | by Susanna Schick

Many people cite safety as the biggest reason they're not commuting via bicycle, self included. Don't cue the violins, I'm lucky to have had a full recovery from the crash I'm really sick of talking about, and I know my own road rage had some part in it. However, if seeing a cyclist in a wheelchair tugs at your heartstrings, go right ahead and urge your local Assembly member to vote yes on


Video: “Don’t Make Me Get The Tank”

November 11th, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

Bike lanes have been popping up in cities across the country as people go from fossil fuels to pedal power. But not everybody likes that parking spots are turning into bike lanes, and on any given day you’ll find more than a few inconsiderate people who park in bike lanes. The mayor of Vilinius, Lithuania sent a powerful message over the summer when he crushed an offending vehicle with a tank. And apparently the good mayor has made his way to New York with his message



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