Valencia Protected Bike Lane Study Approved

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority recently approved a six-figure funding opportunity for a study about putting protected bike lanes on Valencia. Safe streets advocates have been protesting regarding the dangers of that road for cyclists. The goal of the advocates is to obtain physically protected bike lanes that are isolated from truck and car… Read More »

California One of the Deadliest States to Be a Cyclist

Bicycle accidents have been on the rise in recent years and some states have a greater propensity for accidents than others. According to research from 2012, there were 722 bicyclist deaths that occurred during that year. That represented a 6% increase from 2011 and a 16% jump from 2010. The deadliest state for bicycle accidents… Read More »

Bicyclists and Pedestrians Crash Statistics for California: What You Need to Know

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 5,000 pedestrians and upwards of 700 bicyclists were killed in crashes with cars in 2014 alone. Unfortunately, California has frequently been listed as one of the most common places for fatalities to occur. Although pedestrian injuries have generally been on a downward trend for the past… Read More »

Key Tips for Avoiding Bicycle Collisions

Although cycling has become an increasingly popular activity, not just for getting to work but also for leisure, unfortunately cyclists are some of the individuals most likely to be seriously injured in a car accident. There are several ways to avoid collisions with vehicles and several of these tips are listed below. Wave. If you… Read More »

How to Make a Right Turn

San Francisco has long had a major concern about bike safety. In its efforts to cut down on the number of bicycle/auto accidents, the City has expanded the introduction of bike lanes, and in late 2015 closed the city’s major artery, Market Street, to all but bicycle, bus and taxi traffic. Final results of the… Read More »