Minneapolis Investing In Bike Safety

Posted on December 7, 2011

According to news sources, Minneapolis is currently in the process of actively expanding its existing bicycle infrastructure while simultaneously taking on the precarious issue of cycling safety in a busy metropolis area with an aggressive city campaign to educate motorists and cyclists alike.

The expansion of the city’s cycling infrastructure will entail a multi-million dollar endeavor to add an additional 15 to 20 miles of bike-way miles.

The city has already invested an estimated $1.7 million this year on a number of measures to accommodate for bicyclists on the roadway such as signs and on-street striping. Already the number of bike-car related accidents on the city’s roadways has decreased by an estimated 20 percent since 2000. The intention of the city’s safety awareness program is to bring the number of crashes annually even lower by educating bicyclist for example on what the best practices are while on the roadway.

As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, I find that the safety conclusions of this campaign can be useful to motorists and pedestrians alike. As a San Francisco car accident lawyer, I advise you never to leave the scene of an accident. If you or someone you care about has been injured in a car accident, I urge you to contact car accident attorney Los Angeles to help you understand the best legal proceedings for your situation.

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