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 [...]

Making a difference one intersection at a time

I still have the file after all these years; I hadn’t looked through it since 2006, when Dave and I left the country for a couple of years. It contains notes on the correspondence I had with several people: Dave Schlabowske who was then Program Manager at the BFW, contacts at the County Board of [...]

Bike Counts Double in La Crosse

For the last three years, La Crosse County has conducted annual 12-hour counts of people riding bicycles past four locations as part of our Communities Putting Prevention to Work grant evaluation.  Working with our staff Epidemiologist, three years ago we chose count locations where we knew bicycle pedestrian infrastructure projects were planned as part of [...]