Councilmember Cheh held a hearing on Vision Zero this past week. W3BA testified on the importance of building out bike infrastructure as part of the effort to reach the goals of Vision Zero. Read our testimony here.
The effect on drivers of building safe bike and pedestrian infra is often minor, even negligible. Whereas the effect on people walking and riding bikes of NOT building safe infra is huge, even sometimes life and death. Yet they are always treated as two equivalent sides 🧐
@StreetsblogUSA writes even with a pandemic limiting travel, transportation was the leading contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the US in 2020. If you're looking for a fun & easy way to reduce your carbon footprint: drive less 🚗📉 bike more 🚲📈 🤗 https://usa.streetsblog.org/2021/01/14/drivers-are-still-u-s-a-s-top-polluters-even-during-quarantine/