Bike maps should reflect the conditions bicyclists might face, not just whether a bike lane exists on the road. That is the premise of a new bike map in Austin, TX. The inputs needed for bicycle comfort level metrics may not be available for many of the local roadways that bicyclists use on a regular basis.
New map shows each 2001-2009 traffic fatality with a dot
A powerful new map shows each of the 369,629 motor vehicle passenger (including the driver), motorcyclist, bicyclist, and pedestrian fatalities in the US from 2001-2009 with a color-coded dot per fatality. Each dot also gives …