Graph of the day: More bike lanes = more cyclists = fewer accidents

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Public Domain Janette Sadik-Khan

Felix Salmon posts this slide from Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, at least until the Bloomberg administration ends. Toronto Commissioner of Planning Jennifer Keesmaat tweets it with the note "Build bike lanes and more people will choose to cycle. The data is clear." She should tell her boss, who likes tearing up bike lanes.

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