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Even in the most crime-free neighborhoods, people don't feel entirely safe when they're out and about. Drivers have to watch for bicyclists and pedestrians. Bicyclists, fearful of getting sideswiped by cars, often don't realize how they imperil pedestrians. People on foot feel under siege from both cars and bicycles. Here, 10 ways bicycle-friendly infrastructure benefits people with no intention of ever getting on a bike. Read »


A sidewalk, protected bicycle lane, marked crosswalk and roadway, Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn's Prospect Park West has features for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

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