Urban Velo

Facilitated Growth

It has taken a while, but bicycling for transportation is ready to take hold here in the United States. With increasing numbers of riders taking to the streets, it has quickly become apparent to transportation engineers that current roadway designs and facilities could be significantly improved in terms of visibility, safety, and comfort. New and innovative designs are beginning to show up on the roads—and with a new generation of transportation engineers being trained to think about building and maintaining a truly multi-modal system, the future is looking much brighter for those of us who us roll on two wheels instead of four.

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2 Comments

  1. irodetodayNovember 4, 2008 at 3:26 pm

    Cool. But, more riders means more rules and people watching that we follow them. I got pulled over for running a light that I have run for 3 years. Still….cool!

  2. terryNovember 9, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    Rules? Damn it!

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