There's ample research out there backing up the safety benefits of streets with protected bikeways and slow car speeds. But what about the critically important yet less tangible factor of individual attitudes -- how does the mind of the person behind the wheel affect driver behavior toward cyclists? A new report from Portland State University looks at the question.
In many historically marginalized urban neighborhoods, decades of disenfranchisement and the repressive policing that accompanied it created great insecurity in the public space and, over time, eroded bonds of social trust between neighbors. With the public space essentially rendered off limits for too many, community had to be nurtured in private spaces.
Truck vs. 24-Divisadero (SFExaminer, CBSLocal, Hoodline) Bike Share Delayed Over Tourist Market (SFExaminer) Meanwhile, Electric Dockless Bikes Jump in (SFChron) SFMTA to Move Forward on 13th Street Bike Lane Improvements (SFBay) More on Dangerous Conditions that Lead to Death of Moises Chavez (SFExaminer) Video of Homeless on the Hairball (Curbed) More on Owner Move In […]
Streetsblog tipster Dan Crosby brought this to our attention: due to road work on San Jose, the intersections with Guerrero and Dolores are even more confusing and dangerous for people on bikes. From Crosby’s email to Streetsblog: There’s been some major (and much-needed) repaving work done recently on San Jose and Guerrero, between Cesar Chavez and […]