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Increase in Bike Deaths Prompts Concerns
There are some indications that the increase in cyclists deaths correspond with an increase in the number of cyclists overall, but the data is limited. We don't really know that more Americans are riding bycycles at all. “To the extent encouragement of bicycling is successful, exposure and fatalities are likely to increase,” the GHSA said. [...]
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The ten worst Colorado bike collisions of 2012
In 2012, a lot more people rode their bikes in Denver and throughout the state -- which led to an overall jump in the number of crashes. But a more ominous trend, perhaps, was the growing tension on the road between cars and cyclists, resulting in a steady stream of... [...]
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Statewide Bicycling Manual
Safety Information & Resources for Bicyclists Bike Efficiency Bicycling Safety Resources Overcoming Excuses Helpful Links [...]
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Information for Bicyclists —
CDOT realizes that bicycling can be an excellent form of both transportation and recreation while at the same time improve health. On this page you will find information related to the health benefits of cycling, Colorado’s bike month and bike to work day, and resources to make you a safer and more efficient cyclist. [...]
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Support license suspension for hit-and-run suspects
STATUS: The bill was introduced and will be heard first by the House Transportation Committee Hit-and-run legislation, HB 1277, was recently brought forward by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush and Sen. Beth Martinez Humenik. The bill–Driver’s License Suspension Leaving Accident Scene–would immediately suspend the license of a driver who is suspected of a hit-and-run crash involving serious bodily injury or death, getting dangerous drivers off the road as soon as a summons or arrest is made. Hit-and- [...]
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Colorado Advocacy Groups – Bicycle Colorado
These bicycle advocacy groups and cycling clubs are working on local and regional bicycling initiatives. Contact them to get involved where you live. Know of a Colorado local or regional bicycle advocacy group that is not listed here? Please email us with the name and website, and we will consider adding it.… [...]
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Share The Road Plates – Bicycle Colorado
Share the Road license plates help raise awareness of bicycling in Colorado and encourage everyone who uses our roads to do so courteously and respectfully. With nearly 6,000 plates now on Colorado vehicles, we’re spreading the word across the state while raising funds to help make Colorado an even more bicycle-friendly state. [...]
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Take Action – Bicycle Colorado
Since 1992, Bicycle Colorado has been working with state and local officials to make our roads more accessible to bicycles, improve safety for everyone who uses our roadways, build more mountain bike trails and bike paths, and ensure that bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs are included when transportation projects are funded. [...]
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Safe Routes to School – Bicycle Colorado
Could there be a more fun way to commute to school than by walking or biking with your kids? However, many parents are concerned about safety, especially when their children walk alone. Before heading off to school, review these helpful resources below. [...]
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Denver Initiative – Bicycle Colorado
Encouraging Innovation in Denver We believe that Denver must innovate and lead the way in order for Colorado to achieve its goal of becoming the #1 bicycle-friendly state. Here you will find programs, resources and partnerships related to our work in the Denver metro area. Your support and voice are critical to making Denver a great place to live, work and ride. [...]
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Colorado Cyclists Want To Run Red Lights, Legally –
A bill introduced into the Colorado senate seeks to allow cyclists to yield at stop signs and stop at red lights, and make the roads safer in the process [...]
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