The challenge of communicating bicycle comfort level on maps

By Robbie Webber Although some bicyclists are willing to ride on any road and under any conditions to get to their destination, the vast majority do not feel comfortable mixing with higher speed traffic and watching out for turning cars. A 2012 Mineta Transportation Institute study examined the

New map shows each 2001-2009 traffic fatality with a dot

A powerful new map shows each of the 369,629 motor vehicle passenger (including the driver), motorcyclist, bicyclist, and pedestrian fatalities in the US from 2001-2009 with a color-coded dot per fatality. Each dot also gives the age and gender of the victim. By zooming in on an area, roadways