Today’s Headlines

  • Austin Considering Legislation Banning Lingering on the Sidewalk Next to Busy Roads (KXAN)
  • Video Shows New Kansas City Streetcar Being Stopped by Illegally Parked Cars (KC Star)
  • Driver Who Mowed Down Five Cyclists, Killing Two, “Not Guilty” (Bike Cleveland)
  • Visionary Behind the Beltline Tapped to Run “Atlanta City Design Project” (Saporta Report)
  • Iowa Bill Would Require Drivers to Change Lanes for Cyclists (WHOtv.com)
  • Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise in Minnesota (KMSP)
  • Clash Over Proposed Bus Rapid Transit in Calgary (CBC)
  • Light Rail to Portland Burb Vancouver Revived in Oregon Statehouse (Willamette Week)
  • Americans Wasting More Time Commuting (Washington Post)

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Making Transportation Safer for "Invisible Cyclists"

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Earlier this year we wrote about the Ciudad des Luces/City of Lights program in Los Angeles — a project of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition “to increase working-class Latino immigrant bicyclists’ safety and empower them to educate and spread bicycle safety information and advocacy to their communities.” The outreach is especially important because low-income […]

Making Transportation Safer for “Invisible Cyclists”

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Earlier this year we wrote about the Ciudad des Luces/City of Lights program in Los Angeles — a project of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition “to increase working-class Latino immigrant bicyclists’ safety and empower them to educate and spread bicycle safety information and advocacy to their communities.” The outreach is especially important because low-income […]

Cyclists Demand Civil Rights in LA

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Looking for "the support of educated law enforcement" in LA. Photo by Alex Thompson. Maybe it’s a Ray LaHood hangover, but today on the Streetsblog Network we’re keeping the focus on the positive call for change on the home front. Leading the charge is a post from SoapboxLA on the Cyclists’ Bill of Rights recently […]