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Two-Way Cycling Paths are Dangerous

Two-way bike paths can be an appropriate form of cycling infrastructure when placed along rail lines and canals. When they are designed to have few intersections or crossings, these types of bike paths are quite safe and ideal for recreational purposes. In the city, however, two-way paths are crowded, cramped, slow to ride on, and can create extremely dangerous situations for all road users. Continue reading Two-Way Cycling Paths are Dangerous

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First Protected Intersection for Bicycles in North America

The bicycle- friendly City of Davis, California has built the first protected intersection for bicycles in North America.  The intersection is, for the moment, one-of-a-kind on this continent in that it offers cyclists passage through the intersection that is both physically- … Continue reading First Protected Intersection for Bicycles in North America