Road improvements? No, road impairments

Mixing high speed traffic and people on foot or bikes is a recipe for disaster. The findings of a Palm Beach MPO study bear this out, showing the extraordinarily dangerous nature of the county’s arterial road network. Below is a map showing the hot spots identified. Thanks to Wes Blackman …

True safety lies with design

Great article on the primary importance of good design to the safety of bicyclists, with photo examples of Utrecht, Netherlands. Having been able to cycle in Utrecht myself in 2007, I can attest to the extremely pleasant and safe conditions in this Dutch university town. Everyone rides a bike to get everywhere. …