Factoid Friday: Is Biking Safe?
Is biking safe? Fear of traffic is one of the top reasons people don't bike, but statistically, biking is safer than other modes of travel, says a recent article in Sunset magazine. This neat infographic in this month's issue shows a comparison...
Of course, some communities are safer for bicyclists than others, and this infographic only looks at a nationwide aggregate.
To learn more about bikeability and walkability in the San Diego region, see Equinox's Transportation Indicator, or check out local organizations like Move San Diego, Walk San Diego or San Diego County Bicycle Coalition.
Source: Sunset, June 2012