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LINKS RELATIVE TO
BICYCLE FACILITIES,
LAWS AND PROGRAMS

On Ken Kifer's site:
Dedicated Bikeways If we're going to build bikeways, let's build ones that reduce accidents and that are going to be used.
 
On John Franklin's site:
History of cycle paths. Milestones in the introduction and evolution of paths for cyclists in Europe and the USA
Cycle path safety. A summary of research world-wide.
 
On the Bicycling Life Site
Adult Bicyclists in the USA by Dr. William Moritz. Includes a survey of relative risks on various types of facilities
A Survey of North American Bicycle Commuters, by Dr. William Moritz.
Risk Factors for Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Collisions at Intersections by Alan Wachtel and Diana Lewiston

David Smith's site

Bernd Sluka (In German)
Das Prinzip Radweg
(Un)sicher auf Radwegen? Now also in English: (Un)safe on Sidepaths?
 
Some examples of what pass for bicycle facilities around the world!
Edinburgh, Scotland -- page by Andrew Battye and Stewart Russell
Glasgow, Scotland -- page by Stewart Russell
Croydon, (London) England -- page by Croydon Cycling Campaign
Passau, Germany -- along Danube river, by Bernd Sluka (in German)
Bonn, Germany -- Reuterstraße, by Wolfgang Ströbl (in German)
London and Paris -- photos by Alan Forkosh
Brighton, England -- by Fred Pipes
 
About bike lanes
Tom Revay, Bike Lane Contrarian
Wayne Pein, critique of bike lane v. wide curb lane study
 
About blue lanes
Analysis of Portland blue lane study by John Forester
Portland Blue Lane Study (FHWA version)
Portland blue lane study (Portland version, longer, with effusive introduction and more diagrams)
Massbike Boston page on intersections
Eugene, Oregon blue lane
About traffic signal actuators:
Article by Alan Wachtel, "Re-Evaluating Signal Detector Loops" in pdf format
Article by Steven Goodridge, "Detection of Bicycles by Quadrapole Loops at Demand-Actuated Traffic Signals"
Bikeplan Source article, "Traffic signals"
Alan Wachtel's analysis of California bicycle laws -- a detailed look at special "keep right" and bike lane laws. Now with footnotes!
 
About lights and reflectors
John Schubert's article on how reflectors work/don't work
John Forester on the CPSC nighttime equipment regulations
 
The door zone
Riin's Rants, list of door zone crashes and advice for cyclists
John Schubert on the Shoal Creek Boulevard (Austin\, Texas) proposal.
 
Bike boxes
Richard Moeur's observations in a paper he delivered to the Institute of Transportation Engineers in 1999.
Eugene, Oregon bike box report -- TRB version
Eugene, Oregon bike box report -- FHWA version, includes questionable labeling of bicycle-motor vehicle interaction as "conflict" (page 14).
Eugene, Oregon resources
City of Eugene bicycling information page
Eugene bike map
 

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Last revised 11 September 2003