Monday, May 08, 2006

Taking out the trash

"What has also been discovered worldwide is that accident rates have dropped wherever cycling has gained momentum, as cars are forced to slow down and as they become more accustomed to sharing the road. "We're seeing a lot of people willing to try this and now it's getting safer as we get critical mass," said Silka Kennedy Todd, an official in London"s transport office.

"The number of accidents has roughly fallen in half as the number of cyclists has doubled." Source

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