Bicycle safety starts with all of us

With spring approaching, more people will start taking to our streets and trails on bicycles. Whether you drive a car, ride a bicycle or do a little of both, safer streets start with each and every one of us. Data shows that bicyclists and drivers are equally responsible for bicycle crashes in Minneapolis.

When you bike, remember to follow traffic laws and ride predictably. When you drive, remember to slow down and look for bicyclists, especially when turning. Learn more about biking in Minneapolis and watch a video that will help you stay safe on the road.

Bicycling in Minneapolis is getting safer. As more people have started riding, bicycle crashes have not increased.

No matter how you get around, thank you for making our streets safer.

Published Apr 1, 2014