Increased cycling infrastructure leads to 75 per cent crash rate decrease in some U.S. cities, says study

The research found that 10 cities across the U.S. significantly reduced fatalities and severe injuries with proper infrastructure

The United States still needs massive improvements to its cycling infrastructure in order to encourage more bike commuters and improve safety, according to a recent report released by researchers from Rutgers and Virginia Tech universities.

The study, published in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPJH), is particularly timely as “National Bike to Work Week” will be held across the country next week, from May 15-19.

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