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Time to try fresh solutions on bike safety

The time has come for a fresh point of departure in a heightened dialogue on bicycle safety. To my mind, the emphasis should shift from creating bike lanes or wearing helmets to bicycle users’ habits and attitudes.

I reside in Cambridge, work at a university, live near campus, and bike every day. Most important, I am at an age where I don’t want to have my fate determined by the irresponsible actions of others.

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