The official Blog for bikewalklee.org. BikeWalkLee is a community coalition raising public awareness and advocating for complete streets in Lee County, FL.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Congressman Blumenauer Demands Attention to Bike Fatalities
Remember when you watch this that the share of all traffic fatalities that are bike/ped in Florida is 22% (and 23% in Lee County)--not the 15% national number he cites. He makes a strong case for bike/ped getting their "fair share" of the transportation safety dollars...the argument BikeWalkLee made to our Florida elected officials which fell on deaf ears. Darla