Mpls bike-car crash map: Franklin and Portland Aves. S. among trouble spots [IMAGE]
|The map's main conclusion? "Most crashes are occurring at intersections along major arterials."|
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The map, which was prepared by the city's Public Works Department and represents all 2,973 reported bike-on-car crashes from 2000 through 2010, shows that most crashes happened in South Minneapolis. Especially troublesome areas in that part of town include Lyndale, Portland, and Franklin Aves.
Here's the map:
And here's a few interesting graphics from the Public Works Department's "Understanding Bicyclist-Motorist Crashes in Minneapolis" study, which will be presented to the City Council's Transportation and Public Works Committee tomorrow (to read through the entire presentation, click here):