Industrialized Cyclist Notepad

Bill introduced in Colorado to rescue Safe Routes to School

House Bill 14-1301 will direct $3 million to keep the statewide child health and safety program alive following the end of dedicated federal funding.

The program has proven to improve safety for children around schools and to increase their daily exercise through biking and walking to school.

A broad coalition of groups is endorsing this bill along with Bicycle Colorado: LiveWell Colorado, Colorado Health Foundation, American Heart Association, Children’s Hospital Colorado.

via Mitsch Bush introduces Colorado Safe Routes to School Act | Bicycle Colorado.

Bike to School Day

Today, “active transportation” means rocking the mini video game while getting driven to school.

Kids are lazy, parents are afraid, and everybody’s fat.

This chart says a lot. It’s not good.

From the National Alliance for Biking and Walking.

Boulder collision study

This graphic from the Daily Camera article on the subject.

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I wrote a little about this study here.