Bike Lanes Make Everyone Feel Safer

Bike Lanes Make Everyone Feel Safer

We often view bike lanes as a “bicycles vs. cars” issue, but a recent study from California suggests that all road users are grateful for the safety offered by protected bike lanes.  Researchers interviewed drivers, bikers, and pedestrians, and asked their perceptions of different road treatments.  As it turned out, bicycle lanes were the most requested safety feature requested by all groups.

Read more about the study on DC.Streetsblog here: http://dc.streetsblog.org/2013/06/13/in-california-cities-drivers-want-more-bike-lanes-heres-why/.

Lindsay Hoffman

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