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2014-03-19 23:02:48

Soaring petrol prices and increasing congestion in business districts have caused commuters to turn to bicycles as means of getting to work. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Bicycle Retailing and Repair in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Over the past five years, cycling has undergone a boom in popularity across various demographics. Commuters have gradually moved towards cycling,...

2014-01-22 12:20:47

Mineta Transportation Institute's free publication provides insight for planners SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How can transit planners accurately address the needs of those who combine bicycling with transit riding? Given that many bicyclists place a high value on the ability to blend these two modes, the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has published a peer-reviewed report that provides policy recommendations to best address that need. Perceptions of...

2014-01-16 23:04:15

A teenage bicyclist was hit by a car and killed just after sunset, but attorney KC Williams says the cyclist was following the law. Odessa, Florida (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A driver struck and killed a 16-year old on a bicycle last month in a nighttime accident that's drawn heavy criticism of cyclists. But attorney KC Williams, founder of Williams Law Association, P.A., says the cyclist was not to blame for the accident, and that bikes have a right to the road. The accident happened...

2013-11-16 23:02:57

New York Bicycle Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar, of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, LLP weighs-in on bike accident involving concrete barrier designed to protect bikes (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Another accident at a Citi Bike station has occurred, according to CBS Local News (Citi Bike Riders Blame Accidents on New Concrete Barriers, November 1, 2013). Susannah Scott-Mitchell, a self-proclaimed lifelong bike rider, said she suffered bruising from head to toe when she crashed into a...

2013-08-09 23:17:16

According to the Boston Globe, forty eight communities throughout Massachusetts will be receiving thousands of dollars in grant money to increase pedestrian and cyclist safety. Kiley Law Group’s bicycle accident attorneys praise the state’s increased commitment to protecting cyclists and comments on the current state of bicycle transportation throughout Massachusetts. Andover, MA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 According to the Boston Globe, forty eight communities throughout Massachusetts...

2013-07-29 23:01:43

Kicking off Share the Road from Texas A&M University Campus, College Station, Texas, on July 30, 2013 College Station, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 As cities and towns across Texas increase their bicycle facilities by not only adding bike lanes but adding bike share programs in downtown areas, it has become more important than ever for Texans to be aware of cyclists on the road. In certain areas of Texas, bicycles are one of the chosen modes of transportation, and drivers have learned to...

2013-07-17 23:03:33

Beautiful weather across Washington has led to a surge in persons astride bicycles, but this increase also carries with it a greater chance of an accident. The Bernard Law Group is providing tips to cyclists so that the dangers which far too often lead to tragedy can be avoided. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 July and August typically bring cyclists out in greater numbers due to rising temperatures throughout Washington. This environmentally friendly way to get to work or...

2013-06-05 08:26:09

CHICAGO, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When a cyclist is killed by a motor vehicle, the tragedy resonates through the bike riding community. Bicyclists recognize that they could be the next victim of driver carelessness. A tangible expression of grief often appears at the location. Like the white crosses we sometimes see on highways, the bike accident is memorialized - only cyclists use an empty bike frame or even the twisted wreckage itself. Painted all-white, these "ghost" bikes are placed...

Active Commuting On The Rise In Some Cities
2013-05-29 15:14:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new report in the American Journal of Health Behavior, having a spouse or coworker who rides a bicycle into work makes it more likely that you will do the same. "Social influences are important, specifically interpersonal influences, such as spouses and co-workers," said study co-author Melissa Bopp, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Penn State. Bopp and two colleagues began their study by looking into...

2013-05-22 12:31:55

BOULDER, Colo., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The city named as one of the worst for biking in the U.S. by Bicycling Magazine only five years ago is now aiming to be the best in Tennessee. Memphis Mayor AC Wharton announced groundbreaking plans today to implement a network of protected bike facilities as a part of their commitment to the Green Lane Project, a program associated with PeopleForBikes to catalyze the creation of world-class bicycling facilities in the U.S. The Mayor publicly...