Concerned About Bicycle Safety? What You Can Do TODAY

Contact Congress! Go for a ride! Speak at City Hall! Write a letter to the Editor! Make our streets safe for all!

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Did you know that biking and walking fatalities represent 16.3 percent of all traffic deaths?  Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed that and that a total of 5,469 people killed.

The League of American Bicyclists reminds us that among those killed in 2013 was Joy Covey who helped catapult Amazon.com from a small company to today’s global powerhouse. Earlier this year, on a bicycle ride in San Mateo County, Calif., the 50 year old woman was struck by a delivery van and killed.

Contact members of Congress TODAY to ask them to co-sponsor H.R. 3494 / S. 1708, which requires the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) and state DOTs to account for and work to reduce bicyclist and pedestrian deaths.  Take Action Here.1459210_10151789175910924_902241168_n

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One Comment on “Concerned About Bicycle Safety? What You Can Do TODAY”

  1. Reblogged this on whisper down the write alley and commented:

    Make our streets safer for all! Contact Congress! Bike ride today at 2pm! Write letters to the editor! Speak at City Hall!


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