A Little Girl is Dead, But This Calif. Transportation Official Still Won’t Commit to Safety
On Wednesday OakDOT's Fred Kelley, during a SPUR interview, said that protected bike lanes should be the default, but then listed a bunch of exceptions and political considerations. Later that same day he told the grandmother of a four-year-old girl killed on Lakeshore that the city can't build protected bike lanes on the east side of Lake Merritt, even though they would have saved the girl's life.
Study: Some Paint-Only Bike Lanes May Increase Crashes
Sharrows and paint don't make anyone feel safe. But are they really worse than nothing at all?
Why Regulators Are Ignoring 90% Of ‘Underride’ Crash Deaths — And Not Counting Vulnerable Road Users At All
Every year, hundreds of people die horrific deaths in underride crashes U.S. roads. But a new documentary says regulators aren't counting the vast majority of them — or mandating a simple technology to save their lives.