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Newsday: Cycling advocates honor accident victims

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Cycling advocates called Sunday for infrastructure investments and legislation to improve safety for bike riders at a Long Beach event in memory of those killed in traffic accidents. “Long Island continues to be a car culture,” said Daniel Flanzig, a board member of the coalition who is also a Mineola-based attorney specializing in bicycle-related lawsuits. “We are still a decade behind New York City in recognizing cyclist and pedestrian rights on our roadways,” Flanzig said he wants to see the state enact a law requiring drivers to give cyclists three feet of distance when passing them. Click here for the full story.
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