Safe Bicycling in Iowa, May 7, 2001

(2007) Safe Bicycling in Iowa, May 7, 2001. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Bicycling, once considered a recreational activity for the young, has suddenly become a popular means of transportation for adults. The recent rise in fuel costs, an increased interest in physical fitness and concern for the environment have resulted in a growing number of adults choosing to commute by bike. The benefits of commuting by bicycle are numerous, and include saving money, promoting good health and energy conservation. However, the combination of bicycles and motor vehicles on public roads is not always a pleasant experience. Increasing numbers of cyclists on city streets lead to increased conflicts with motor vehicles and can endanger both vehicle operators.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Bicycling, Iowa, Iowa Bicycle Trails, Rules, Regulations
Subjects: Recreation and tourism > Sports > Bicycling
Recreation and tourism > Sports
Recreation and tourism > Tourism
Recreation and tourism
ID Code: 7487
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 23 Jul 2009 19:08
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2009 19:08
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/7487

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