It’s the weekly roundup of bike news from around town and around the globe!
First up, Mike Lindblom at the Seattle Times bikes super fast (or maybe it’s a clever camera trick…)
Japan cracking down on a supposed surge in reckless cycling.
Toronto car enthusiast explains why the “war on cars” never existed.
Xtracycles will be the best tool ever during the zombie apocalypse.
A bus where women are required to sit in the back? In NYC?
Sounds like this Pacific, WA, judge could use a family bike law refresher.
The terrifying history of the bicycle tire.
Elly Blue points out that the things she does while biking that most anger drivers are actually safe and legal (not things like rolling stop signs).
Seattle Transit Blog digs into Metro’s 2012 service change plans.
Transportation Enhancements needs your help in the Senate.
More studies show that people driving give more space when passing people biking if the biker is not wearing cycling clothes.
Do transit cuts and fare hikes lead to increases in biking?
Mother angry at NYPD over their treatment of her son’s fatal traffic collision investigation.
A Canadian safety organization oddly argues against traffic calming.
This is astoundingly bad traffic collision reporting. Fire engine turns without seeing person biking, killing him. Yet the focus of the article is whether the victim should have been riding a fixie.
Mayor McGinn helps push a car after it ran out of gas in Fremont.
The Undriving follow-through rate is impressive.
It’s time for a true Seattle ciclovia.
Speaking of ciclovias, here’s another awesome video from the most recent CicLAvia.