The research is clear: Widening lanes increases speeds, causing more crashes. And more of those crashes will be fatal due to higher speeds.
If you are struck by a driver, your survival and your family’s financial situation will be uncertain, but one outcome is easy to predict: You will be blamed for crossing outside of the crosswalk, even if it was hundreds of yards away, and for wearing dark clothing, even if the clothing in question is your work uniform.
Savannah now has the seventh highest rate of bicycle commuting in the South, up from 10th last year.
Where can you take your family to ride your bikes safely? A completed Coastal Georgia Greenway would provide an answer
FOR A magazine assignment more than a decade ago, I picked up a noted expert on commercial architecture and design at a hotel in Savannah and we drove south on U.S. Route 17.