Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Bicycle Safety

Peninsula Advocates Push For Vision Zero

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A coalition of advocacy groups, local government agencies, and cycling clubs called on cities across Santa Clara and San Mateo counties to adopt Vision Zero goals to eliminate traffic fatalities at the recent Silicon Valley Bike Summit in Palo Alto. In the ten years from 2004 through 2013, 1,236 people lost their lives in car crashes in the two counties, according to the California […]

Menlo Park Gets One Step Closer to Protected Bike Lanes on El Camino Real

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A report released by Menlo Park’s Public Works Department last week [PDF] recommends protected bike lanes and Dutch-style “protected intersections” on El Camino Real. The two-year El Camino Real Corridor Study, led by transportation consulting firm W-Trans, said building bike lanes protected from car traffic by a curb would provide “the most optimum safety conditions for bicycling” and walking while […]