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Swedish duo develops invisible bike helmet

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 15, 2013

Swedish duo develops invisible bike helmet

Bike helmets are a necessary safety precaution, but they are often bulky and uncomfortable. That’s why two Swedish women have developed an invisible bike helmet, Jalopnik reports. The helmet looks like a scarf. It zips on and remains comfortably around the neck ...

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Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 15, 2013

Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Many young Americans are driving less than in previous years, and cities are reacting by adding more options, including bike and pedestrian paths. So it’s no surprise that when the League of American Bicyclists released its latest list of Bicycle Friendly ...

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Bike lanes not top factor in bike safety

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 05, 2013

Bike lanes not top factor in bike safety

Bicycles have become more popular in recent years, with more bike routes approved each year, cities implementing laws to protect cyclists and even a ranking system in place to declare which state is most bike-friendly. With the growth of bicycle commuting, ...

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OTREC researchers explore e-bike perceptions

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 04, 2013

OTREC researchers explore e-bike perceptions

Two Portland state researchers are working on ways to encourage more people to travel on bicycles, according to a report from the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC). Researchers Jennifer Dill and John MacArthur are exploring people’s perceptions--particularly those of ...

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Cities rethink transportation due to drop in young drivers

Amanda Bayhi - May 15, 2013

Cities rethink transportation due to drop in young drivers

As young Americans shy away from cars and lean more on alternative forms of transportation, state transportation leaders have begun to react. Macomb, Illinois, has created a cost-effective way to maintain its existing transit system. Chicago’s mayor is working to make roads ...

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Chicago mayor proposes increased fines for motorists “dooring,” bicyclists who break traffic laws

Amanda Bayhi - May 09, 2013

Chicago mayor proposes increased fines for motorists “dooring,” bicyclists who break traffic laws

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday proposed plans to the City Council to increase fines for bicyclists who disobey traffic laws and for motorists who open their doors in the path of bicycles, the Chicago Tribune reported. The fine for bicyclists ...

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Washington ranked top bike friendly state for 6th consecutive year

Amanda Bayhi - May 02, 2013

Washington ranked top bike friendly state for 6th consecutive year

Washington state is leading the nation with its ranking as the most bicycle friendly state in 2013. This is Washington's sixth consecutive year in the No. 1 position. The Bicycle Friendly States ranking, presented by the League of American Bicyclists, numerically ...

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Waiting for DiMaggio

John Latta - Apr 03, 2013

Waiting for DiMaggio

Is the automobile over? Scary thought if fuel taxes continue to be the single biggest contributor to our transportation infrastructure funding structure. And they’re not my words; it’s a headline from Motor Trend magazine last fall. I’m resurrecting this oldie here as ...

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U.S. DOT introduces bike safety summits

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 02, 2013

U.S. DOT introduces bike safety summits

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced yesterday on his Fast Lane blog that the United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) will host two bike safety summits this year as part of the department’s effort to help protect bicyclists on ...

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Volvo reveals cyclist anti-collision vehicle

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 18, 2013

Volvo reveals cyclist anti-collision vehicle

Volvo has revealed its latest in transportation safety: a car that automatically stops for bicycles, BBC reported. The car uses a radar scanner, a camera and a catalog of stored images to decide whether the car should slow down for potential ...

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