As Biking Gains Popularity, Safety Concerns Rise

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As Biking Gains Popularity, Safety Concerns Rise

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As bike-share programs get new riders on the road and into better shape, some doctors say they are treating far more injuries, including traumatic ones, related to cycling. Cities need to do more to make cyclists and pedestrians safe, the doctors say.

In a paper issued last summer, the Governors Highway Safety Association said bike-related deaths on U.S. streets and highways rose 12.2% in 2015 from the previous year, based on data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Bike fatalities rose by 1.3% in 2016.

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