What’s Velo?

Vélo is the French word for bike.

Economic Impact of Nice Ride Stations

The July issue of Catalyst (the new and improved version of the U of M CTS Report) includes the following article about the economic impact of the local bike sharing system:

Nice Ride spurs spending near stations:

Since a Nice Ride station selectively increases accessibility around it, researcher Jessica Schoner explained, “Our theory was that . . . → Read More: Economic Impact of Nice Ride Stations

Moritz 1998 Study of Bike Facility Safety

One problem that decision-makers continue to face when deciding what type of bicycle facilities (if any) to invest in is that there just isn’t very good data available about the relative safety of different facility types. It would be great if we could say something like, “cyclists on trails are 50% less likely to be . . . → Read More: Moritz 1998 Study of Bike Facility Safety