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Another MD cyclist killed this weekend

Biking in MarylandA cyclist riding on the shoulder of the road gets hit in Charles County.

<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/22/AR2005072201968.html">http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/22/AR2005072201968.html</a>;

By Christian Davenport and Paul Duggan
Washington Post Staff Writers
Saturday, July 23, 2005; Page A01
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Economic Impact of Investing in Bicycle Facilities: A Case Study

Bike Paths

THE ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY CONCLUDES THAT:

  • Bicycling activity in the northern Outer Banks provides substantial economic benefits to the area
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Bicycle Traps Coming to Utah

Biking Elsewhere<img width="125" height="120" align="left" src="http://www.baltimorespokes.org/images/articles/20050715154920942_1.gif" alt="">You've heard of speed traps but have you heard of a bicycle trap?

<a href="http://radio.ksl.com/index.php?nid=19&amp;sid=205392">http://radio.ksl.com/index.php?nid=19&amp;sid=205392</a>;
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Baltimore: Code Red air quality alert 7/12

Summertime is here, and yesterday much of Baltimore celebrated our first Code Red air quality alert with the usual routine- getting stuck in traffic.
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A Bicycling Mystery: Head Injuries Piling Up

Biking ElsewhereNew York times
BUSINESS/FINANCIAL DESK | July 29, 2001, Sunday

By JULIAN E. BARNES (NYT) 1981 words
Late Edition - Final , Section 1 , Page 1 , Column 3

ABSTRACT - New data from Consumer Product Safety Commission shows number of head injuries among bicycle riders has increased 10 percent since 1991, in period when bicycle helmet use has risen sharply and ridership has declined; given ridership decline, rate of head injuries per active cyclist has increased 51 percent just as bicycle helmets have become widespread; safety experts say helmets do not prevent accidents from happening, but are extremely effective at reducing severity of head injuries when they do occur; say helmets can reduce severity of brain injuries by as much as 88 percent; experts are mystified as to why injuries are on rise; some cycling advocates contend that rising numbers of aggressive drivers are at fault; others suggest that many riders wear helmets improperly; specialists in risk analysis say riders using helmets may feel inflated sense of security and take more risks; photos; chart (L)
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C.D.C. Team Investigates an Outbreak of Obesity

Health & EnvironmentNew York Times
By GINA KOLATA
Published: June 3, 2005
For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has sent a team of specialists into a state, West Virginia, to study an outbreak of obesity in the same way it studies an outbreak of an infectious disease.
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Convergence of Driver, Bicyclist Ends in Arrest

Biking Elsewhere<img width="84" height="120" align="left" src="http://www.baltimorespokes.org/images/articles/20050702093229146_1.jpg" alt="">A simple story of road-rage, all he did was try to shake her bike and she is the one that fell over. Luckily bystanders came to the aid of the bicyclist, Kristin Hall, 23.
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A contrast to the case that occurred in Maryland

Bike LawsBy way of contrast in this case that occurred in Maryland, this article appeared in the news which involves a case that happened in a close by Delaware location.
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Human beings are not road kill

Bike LawsIs it OK to kill cyclists not &quot;as far to the right&quot; on the roadway

Imagine for a sec you are in your car about to make a left turn and you get rear ended and the police cite you at being at fault for going slow in the fast lane.

Well that is the case if you are a cyclist.
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WAMU - Why bikes should not be on the road

Biking ElsewhereCommentary by Marvin Kalb - bikes &amp; cars
Commentator Marvin Kalb has some thoughts about cars and bicylces -and why it's a good idea they should never meet on our already crowded local roads.

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