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Traffic-related bicycling deaths on the rise in many states; bicycle advocacy groups dispute results

A report by a national highway¬†safety association is shining a spotlight on the increase in bicyclist deaths in traffic. Newspapers and other media outlets are reporting that bicycle traffic deaths have been on the rise since hitting a 10-year-low in 2009, a fact that many bicycle advocates already have been tracking. Reports from California and …

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Bicyclist league report shines light on traffic deaths

There’s a surprising statistic in the bicyclists traffic death data collected over the past couple of years by the League of American Bicyclists. In a report issued on Wednesday¬†to coincide with the annual Ride of Silence, the League reports that rear-end collisions are responsible for 40% of bicyclist deaths — the highest category by far. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/05/22/bicyclist-league-report-shines-light-on-traffic-deaths/

The who and where of bicycle commuting in U.S.

If you regularly ride your bicycle to work, then the League of American Bicyclists report “Where We Ride: Analysis of Bicycling in American Cities” is all about you. The report by the LAB staff digs into the results of the 2012 American Community Survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau in September. You might remember …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2013/11/19/the-who-what-and-where-of-bicycle-commuting-in-u-s/