Just in time for Halloween, a recent bicycle safety report from the Governors Highway Safety Association paints a scary picture about bike safety in the United States. But the health benefits outweigh the risks, and there are some fundamental problems with the data.
The current federal transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), was a two-year bill that started on October 1, 2012. Now, more than two years later, MAP-21 has received an extension through May 31, 2015. So what's ahead for federal transportation funding?