The Latest Evidence That Bike Helmet Laws Don’t Help Rider Safety

Public health might be better off if cities focused on building better bike lanes instead.

Source: Study: The Latest Evidence That Bike Helmet Laws Don’t Help Rider Safety – CityLab

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San Francisco Debates a New Law That Would Allow Bike Riders to Yield at Stop Signs

A proposal to make San Francisco the first major city to adopt the so-called “Idaho stop” is under intense debate.

Source: San Francisco Debates a New Law That Would Allow Bike Riders to Yield at Stop Signs – CityLab

With research showing that it decreases injuries to bicyclists while having no impact on pedestrian injuries…and with a cost of ZERO, it would seem like a no-brainer.