11 Jan, 12 | by BMJ Group
Compelling data that ‘bicycle paths’ are safer than riding in traffic are discussed in this podcast from our sister journal Injury Prevention. You might think that is a no-brainer. However the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has a ‘Guide for the development of bicycle facilities’ which cautions AGAINST building two-way paths along, but physically separated from, a parallel road. So for bike enthusiasts, and physical activity advocates, here are compelling data. The paper is open access too!