Keeping Biking on TAP

The tragic death of cyclist James Shafer in Waushara County over Valentines Day weekend – the first of 2015 – might have been prevented had the road he’d been riding on had a paved shoulder or a paved trail. Paving that shoulder and building new trails to prevent future tragedies, improve health and boost local [...]



Fatal Crashes Down in 2014

To date, only four people have been killed riding bicycles in Wisconsin, despite the fact that about half of the 5,742,713 residents ride bicycles. No matter how you cut it, statistics like those makes riding a bike an incredibly safe thing to do for recreation or transportation, even more so if you factor in the [...]


Crosswalk Question: What do bicycles do?

I recently got this question from a member, and it touches on what I think is a poorly understood but very important traffic safety concern: Dave, I noticed this crosswalk law mentioned in a story and wondered what it means for bicyclists? Are you familiar with this law? “Wisconsin’s pedestrian “right-of-way” law, or Statute 346.24 [...]