This week in BIKES (2)

Wildbell’s Tale – Another 4th Street Fracas

How many cyclists have died in this Brentwood Boutique? — asks BikinginLA.

Legally Speaking with Bob Mionske — Sadly the last of this excellent column.

Riding Car Free with LACBC — LA Streetsblog

Pedal to work with a City Council President — LA Now Blog.

 –link to KTLA video segment on LACBC’s first CAR-FREE Fridays
–(note:  they got LACBC’s name wrong and they laughed a little too hard about bike shorts…)

The Bikex Database — The Bikex Database is an online resource to identify, document, and prosecute drivers who harass, abuse, or endanger bicycle riders. Currently the database is for the Los Angeles area.

BikeSafe – Crash Factors — Bicycle/motor vehicle crashes are a serious problem throughout the world. The United States has a particular problem with bicyclist deaths and injuries.

City of LA Planning to use old parking meters for bike parking — LA Streetsblog

The Bike Valet (VIDEO) — Excellent look at Santa Monica’s Bike Valet.

Cars and Bikes can mix, if the Rules of the Road are clear — NY Times.

The Green Bike Program at Pitzer College — Interesting idea.

New Bike Map – Westwood to Mar Vista — from los angeles rides.

Glendale’s Safe and Healthy Streets  — A collaboration of the LACBC and the City of Glendale.

Risk Factors for Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Collisions at Intersections (PDF) A compelling study by Alan Wachtel and Diana Lewiston.

Bicycling Life Library — Worth a look.

Triangle Roadway Bicycling Links — North Carolina, but worth the comparison.

Human Transport – Wide Outside Lanes are superior to Bicycle Lanes — is North Carolina on to something?

Underground Science – Open Letter on the Stimulus Package — Some of the many uses for 900 billion dollars.

Buried in the Bailout, a small gemThe Bicycle Commuter Act

Los Angeles Doctor in Road Rage Bicycle Accident to Stand Trial — Attorney Reeves.

The Dilemmas of Bicycle Planning (PDF) — MIT.

Sidewalk Bicycling Safety Issues (PDF) — TRB – Transportation Research Board.

Unsafe at Any Speed (PDF) — UC Davis.

The role of the Health Care professional in Bicycle Safety (PDF) — Wisconsin Medical Journal.

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City of Toronto’s tips for avoiding car-bike collisions

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  1. Pingback: Update - Bicycles and the LAW « Rearview Rider

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