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Vision Zero Is The Wrong Goal

On February 28, 25-year-old bike messenger Aurilla Lawrence was killed by a truck driver in Brooklyn. After killing her, the truck driver did not stop. Following a familiar pattern whenever a cyclist is killed by a driver, the NYPD rushed to make excuses for the driver, hypothesizing the driver didn’t stop because…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Our SUV Obsession May Be The Cause Of Rising Pedestrian Deaths

Despite dozens of cities proclaiming a goal of zero pedestrian deaths in recent years, the death toll continues to skyrocket on America’s streets. According to a new study released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration pedestrian deaths have skyrocketed 46 percent since 2009, far outpacing the also…Read more… Continue Reading at

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Tell Us Your Questions for the Bike Snob 

This week on The Upgrade, we’re taking on urban biking in all its glory and ridiculousness. Our guests are Bike Snob NYC and Brooklyn Spoke, two of today’s most fascinating and outspoken voices on cycling culture. We’re excited to talk with them about the best commuter bikes, if and how cities can get to Vision […]

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