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2009

San Jose State University

Bicycle commuting; Bicycle facilities; Bicycle riders; Bicycle routes; Transportation planning

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A Town Hall Meeting On Our Bicycle Safety Crisis, Mineta Transportation Institute Feb 2009

A Town Hall Meeting On Our Bicycle Safety Crisis, Mineta Transportation Institute

Mineta Transportation Institute Publications

There is no doubt that due to rising fuel costs, more people have turned to their bicycles as an economical and environmentally-friendly mode of transportation. The increased bicycle traffic on our roads and streets has brought an unfortunate rise in accidents between cyclists and motor vehicles. One of the most effective ways to address this problem is to increase awareness in motorists and cyclists. With that awareness comes action and possible solutions. One of the best ways to increase awareness is to create an open forum in the “town hall” format. This forum, “A Town Hall Meeting on Our Bicycle ...