#city #cars #pedestrians #bikes #safety rant 

Something that doesn’t get mentioned enough when comparing EU vs US cycling infrastructure and pedestrian safety: American drivers simply drive too fast in cities. It’s common to see cars speeding at 50mph feet away from pedestrians or cyclists.

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#city #cars #pedestrians #bikes #safety rant 

Yes we need protected bike lanes but we also need a culture shift, both in the way we drive and in the way we design city streets for driving. Drivers should not be entitled to high speeds in cities. Safety and respect for non-drivers should be the priority.

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