Wednesday meeting in Boise focuses on improving bike, pedestrian safety

Statesman staffNovember 6, 2013 

What is happening?

Three groups concerned about the recent spike in crashes injuring bicyclists and pedestrians will present ways to make the streets safe for everyone.

What prompted this?

Three pedestrians were killed this year and another was seriously injured. Since early October, two bicyclists have been struck and killed. Another was injured in a hit-and-run, and a girl riding a bicycle in North Boise last week ran a stop sign and collided with a car. She suffered minor injuries.

Separately, the Boise Police Department began a month of selective foot patrols Tuesday to emphasize pedestrian safety.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the offices of the Boise Bicycle Project, 1027 Lusk St.

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