Comment 59229

By seancb (registered) - website | Posted February 03, 2011 at 17:18:32 in reply to Comment 59220

where they are not only in my opinion safer, but don't obstruct the flow of traffic, which in itself is a form of hazard.

Your opinion may be that cyclists are safer, but the proven facts are that it is absolutely, without a doubt more dangerous to ride a bike on the sidewalk when compared to the road.

I won't get into the details why here because the second half of your statement belies what I believe to be your true reasoning: you want cyclists on the sidewalk because they slow you down when you are behind them on the road.

If you truly want to know why sidewalk cycling is dangerous, here is a good primer:

And this search can help too:

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