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Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

May 3, 2012
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Minnesota Cycling: Deaths Down, Injuries Up

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety and the Minnesota Department of Transportation have released preliminary numbers on bicycle-related traffic accidents for 2011. I use the word numbers, because that’s what they are — pure counts. In 2011, 4 bicyclists were … Continue reading

April 27, 2012
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Physics, the Law & Tragedy

Another cyclist fatality is in the news, this time in the suburbs, where a 17-year-old was hit by a car when leaving church. As usual, the news coverage has been very conscientious about making sure we know the helmet status … Continue reading

March 22, 2012
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Bicycle Day in Congress: March 22, 2012

Today, at the National Bike Summit in Washington DC, bicycle advocates and educators present will be calling on members of Congress to urge them to adopt fair, non-partisan transportation bills and to preserve biking/walking as supported infrastructure options on the … Continue reading

March 17, 2012
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Minnesota Bike Summit: Late Coverage

I realize I haven’t said much about the Bike Summit here at Ride Boldly! Which, let’s get down to it: It’s been bloody nice. I’ve been working something that semi-resembles a normal job during human hours. One that requires the … Continue reading

January 7, 2012
by julie
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A Bike Route on Snelling Avenue?

Shouts out to @reubencollins on ze Twitter for tweeting this article about people looking to have the resurfacing project on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul include bike lanes. This is a reasonably good article, with some gaps. The main gap … Continue reading