Friday Link-o-Rama 7/31/2009

Free-Range Kids - What's the best way to ensure cyclist safety? According to a fireman from Asheville, NC, this can be accomplished by shooting them in the head.

Bicycling Magazine - Bike Lawyer Bob Mionske begins a study of road rage and what causes it. Here's Part 2, as well.

Elephants on Bicycles - Andrew Miller talks about how sidewalks and bike lanes can make or break a neighborhood.

Carbon Trace - Bexley's look at a texting-while-driving ban has some research to back it up.

Transportation Alternatives (via @konaworld) - NYC passes legislation to allow cyclists to bring bikes into buildings - overcoming a major barrier for many to begin to cycling to work!

Slate (via @streetsblog)- All about Roundabouts. With the discussion over the North High/North Broadway intersection I thought this might be interesting for some. - The story of how good samaritan cyclists can make someone's day. A fine lesson for all cyclists to remember.

People, not speed.


  1. Update on your first link: [the shooter] Diez's bond was originally set at $500,000. But after a judge reduced it to $200,000, he posted bond and was released July 28. He has no prior criminal record and, according to police, was sober at the time of the incident.

    The biking community is understandably outraged:


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