Bicycle Awareness: Taking It To the Streets (+ City Hall!)

Important ride in Ventura tomorrow Nov. 23, 2013 followed by other actions including letters to the editor and an appearance at the Ventura City Council meeting Mon. 12/2/13.

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Ghost Bike with Flowers

Have you seen a ghost bike in your community?

Do you know what a ghost bike is or how to make one? See a list of locations of ghost bikes around the world here.

Pictured here is a ghost bike: simply, it’s a bicycle that has been painted white and placed where a bicyclist has died to remind us all of where and how they lost their lives–and to remind drivers to BE CAREFUL. (Learn about the Ghost Bike Film Project here).

In the past few years, far too many people have died or been seriously injured here in Ventura County as well as elsewhere by collisions between drivers and cyclists.

My friend Rachel Morris, the Executive Director of VCCool, recently let me know about a series of events here in Ventura to bring awareness and solutions to the traffic casualties that bikers and walkers are experiencing.

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One Comment on “Bicycle Awareness: Taking It To the Streets (+ City Hall!)”

  1. Reblogged this on art predator and commented:

    Students who may need extra credit or even a new research project might consider participating in this.


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