bicycle safety

WMUK News
3:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

WMU Launches Transportation Research Center

Transportation Research Center director Jun-Seok Oh speaks at the organization's inaugural meeting.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Officials at Western Michigan University say the work of an institute for studying transportation will be to improve people’s quality of life by giving them more options for how to get around.

The new Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities or TRCLC is one of 33 centers around the country created with grant money from the US Department of Transportation. The TRCLC will have about a $3 million budget to work with annually.

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6:38 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Bicycle bills clear House

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New turn signal, safety measures approved
LANSING, MI -- Michigan lawmakers are looking to boost bicycle safety by updating an outdated road rule and enhancing penalties for irresponsible motorists who injure or kill someone on a bike. The state House on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation that would provide road cyclists with an alternative legal method to signal an impending right turn.