Friendswood, Texas has a very small population of only 40,833 residents, and the city has only experienced an average of 3.8 bicycle accidents per year over the past five years. Be that as it may, the number of bike crashes reported in the area spiked in 2022, more than doubling the city’s annual average. Given
Riding a bicycle can be a fantastic way to experience Fort Worth and make your daily commute a little more enjoyable. Bicycles are an eco-friendly form of transportation, they’re great for your health, and they allow you to avoid a lot of traffic jams and frustration. But did you know that, every year, over 600
The state of Texas reported 2,265 bicycle crashes in 2021, and if you run a query through Texas’s Crash Records Information System (CRIS), you find that 92 of these crashes occurred in Dallas. Based on its share of Texas’s population, Dallas was slightly safer for bicyclists than the state as a whole during that year. Of course, that does
San Antonio earned a bronze award from The League of American Bicyclists in 2020. The organization issued this award based on several metrics, including the percentage of roads with bicycle facilities and the accident rate per 10,000 cyclists. But before San Antonio can reach the silver award level, it must reduce its number of accidents.
Laredo, TX has a lot of bicycle accidents and very little cycling infrastructure. But the city has a 20-year plan to improve safety, access, and overall bicycle friendliness. At the end of the plan, Laredo should have over 130 miles of bikeways, including connected bike lanes and multi-use trails. In the meantime, cyclists must exercise
Albuquerque has implemented many programs to incorporate bicyclists into its transportation plan. This hard work has paid off — the city earned a Silver award for bicycle friendliness from the American League of Bicyclists. But Albuquerque still has more work to do. It has a lot of bicycle accidents for its size. And it has
New Port Richey has relatively safe roads. This small town has only a few dozen bicycle collisions every year. These crashes usually injure or kill a few people annually. These numbers might seem high for a town with just under 17,000 residents. But the rate of bicycle accidents in New Port Richey is almost the
Arizona provides the perfect environment for cycling year-round. Whether you prefer city trails or unpaved roads in the mountains and deserts, you will find many places to ride your bike throughout the state. Unfortunately, any time you mix vehicle and bicycle traffic, you will have bicycle accidents. Most bicycle crashes in Arizona occur in Phoenix.
Louisiana has over a dozen laws that apply to bicycles and their riders. These laws tell cyclists how to ride and what equipment their bicycles must have. They also tell drivers how they must interact with cyclists and bikeways while driving. These laws are intended to make roads safe for cyclists. They are also meant
Palm Beach Gardens has just under 60,000 residents. According to the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency (TPA), only 0.1% of the city residents commute by bicycle. Even when you include recreational cyclists, the number of people who regularly bike in Palm Beach Gardens probably amounts to less than 100 per day. Despite its small population,