Why is bike share safer than regular biking?
A new study looks at why bike share is so much safer than regular biking. Surprisingly, a combination of inexperienced riders riding heavy bikes in urban areas without helmets (along with a few other factors) results in safety.
Someone you care about rides a bike
This great ad campaign was created by Bike Pittsburgh to encourage us to drive with care. They’re now working with People for Bikes to take it nationwide. I like it! Credit: “Bike With Care” by Bike Pittsburgh. Used under Creative Commons license.
Ban Google Glass Use While Driving?
West Virginia is considering banning the use of a “wearable computer with head-mounted display” while driving. Makes sense, right? Maybe not. Imagine apps that might improve safety: Sensing head movement and alerting the driver when those movements indicate drowsiness. Using the camera to identify pedestrians and bicyclists in and around the roadway, and alerting the…