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Bike lanes

Bicycle Lanes: A No-Brainer?

You might think that all cycling advocates would support bicycle lanes. You’d be wrong. Some cyclists oppose bike lanes on the grounds that they protect only from rear-end collisions (which are rare), and increase the likelihood of collisions at intersections (which are more common).

Car and Transportation Almanac

Statistics about Cars, Energy, Pollution, Bikes, and more Pollution Car emissions kill 30,000 people each year in the U.S. (2, 1998) More than half of the people in the U.S. live in areas that failed to meet federal air quality standards at least several days a year (7, 1990), and […]

Bicycle Documentaries

Note: The number of amateur bike movies has exploded thanks to new technology like cheap/tiny camcorders, iMovie/digital video, and YouTube. I have no hope of keeping up with hundreds of short videos and I’m not going to try. The only new videos I’ll list on this page will be either […]