- What’s the best way to keep cyclists safe from the monsters of the road? | Ben Thomas | Environment | guardian.co.uk
The message needs repeating as often as possible, but there must be a better way to avert the danger posed by lorries
- Streetsblog.net » Portland School Casts Off Bike Ban, Embraces Cycling
The Beach School in north Portland, Oregon is showing how safe routes to school programs can pay off by encouraging healthier habits for children. Many students here travel to school by bike train — a cluster of cyclists, supervised by adult riders. Cycling and walking to school is promoted by a special program, supported by school administrators, parents and local bicycle advocates.
- Joel Epstein: Obama’s Infrastructure Bank, the Party of No and Bike Lanes in Brooklyn
It is fair to say that I am obsessed with Washington's belated embrace of infrastructure construction as a means of rebuilding the country and the economy. So if you're anything like me on this, you may be asking yourself whether President Obama's Infrastructure Bank has a snowball's chance in hell in the current political climate. Does his recent speech mean that Obama and his policy team have finally heard the muezzin's call to prayer on public transportation and other needed public works?
- Road deaths among children spiralling in poorest nations, says report | World news | The Guardian
More killed every day than through diseases such as Aids, tuberculosis and malaria according to FIA Foundation
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