Thursday, June 24, 2010

Article: Share The Road

According to the U.S Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, livable communities are a high priority of the FHA and the Obama Administration. The FHA Web site,, defines a livable community as one that provides safe and convenient transportation choices to all citizens, whether it's by walking, bicycling, transit or driving. Pedestrian fatalities comprise about 12 percent of all traffic fatalities annually in the U.S. with approximately 4,500 pedestrian deaths. The FHA also cites another 70,000 pedestrians injured annually in roadway crashes.

Click here to read more and for some bike safety tips!