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The positive health, environmental and even economic impact of biking is well documented. But safety concerns keep many people off their bikes. A recent study from the University of British Columbia found that installing bike infrastructure greatly reduces the likelihood of cyclist injury.
On a recent episode of KCUR-FM’s Central Standard, Elizabeth Bejan of Revolve KC; Aaron Bartlett, a bicycle and training coordinator at MARC; and Deb Ridgeway, bicycle/pedestrian coordinator for Kansas City Public Works Department; explore cycling risks in Kansas City and how organizations and the city are working to address them.