2011 Oct. 2: Riders on the Smog & A Different Spin on the Dangers of Urban Cycling

2011 Oct. 2: Riders on the Smog & A Different Spin on the Dangers of Urban Cycling
A Different Spin on the Dangers of Urban Cycling
Wall Street Journal
Bicycle commuters have 2.3 times the black carbon, or soot, in their lungs as do noncyclists, according to a UK study whose results were applied to cities world-wide. And each year in New York state alone cyclists cause about 1000 injuries to
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Riders on the Smog
Care2.com (blog)
Berg is referring to the results of a small-scale study released over the weekend that suggest urban cyclists are at increased risk from air pollution, specifically the black carbon present in automobile emissions. As Environmental News Network warns,
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