Bike Shaped Objects

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Bike News Review – 2/20/13

Separated Bike Lanes, Slower Vehicle Speeds Greatly Reduce Bicycle Injuries
Newswise – 2/20/13
Using your bicycle to commute to work has numerous health and environmental benefits. Yet, the largest Canadian study on cycling injuries led by Ryerson University suggests cyclists are at risk of injury due to the lack of cycling infrastructure in large urban centres.

Hovenring is a floating bridge in the Netherlands that offers cyclists and pedestrians a fun crossing.
psfk – 2/20/13
Hovenring is a circular bridge in the Dutch city of Eindhoven that hovers like a flying saucer above a busy intersection. Designed by ipv Delft, a Dutch design and engineering office, the steel cycle bridge is suspended using cables.

Contest offers incentives for bicycle registration, hopes to decrease theft
Downtown Devil – 2/19/13
The Get in Gear contest will reward students, faculty and staff for registering their bicycles with the ASU Police Department. Participants will receive a sticker so that police are able to track bikes back to their owners and aid the recovery process, said Wendy Craft, communications specialist for ASU Business and Finance.

Uganda: Kashaka Pinned in Sh4 Billion LC Bicycle Scam
All Africa – 2/19/13
Interdicted Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government, John Muhanguzi Kashaka caused loss to government in the LC bicycle importation scandal that cost over sh4 billion loss, court heard Monday.


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