Elevated Bike Highways are Possible

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Imagine the scariest part of your bike commute being replaced by something better.  Not a sharrow.  Not a bike lane.  Not even a cycletrack.  But an elevated bicycle superhighway.  Impossible?  Why would you say that?  Los Angeles (of all places) built one in 1900… before its ugly love affair with the car.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Cycleway

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The Bicycling Drug

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The Atlantic has an article about bicycling and its affects on the brain that has nothing to do with head injuries or helmets.  It quotes Harvard psychology professor John Ratey as saying that cycling is “like taking a little bit of Prozac and a little bit of Ritalin.”

Of course the drug-like qualities of riding were insufficient for one professional bicyclist who wanted to — ah hem– live stronger…

Read it here:  http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2013/02/why-we-need-more-research-cycling-and-brain-science/4624/

Bike Law Blogging > Facebook

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We’ve been posting bike law tidbits to Facebook for a few years now and ignoring our blog.  This will change… NOW.

You can still follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/wabikelaw) because our everything on our blog (http://washingtonbikelaw.com/blog/) will now go there.   So take your pick.  And thanks for your interest.

Here is your reward http://inthralld.com/2013/01/spiraling-stack-of-bikes-creates-forever-bicycles-installation/