In order to allow more convenient bike riding for Prince George’s County visitors and residents, Mount Rainier officials have added more than 150 bike racks across the city during May 2013. According to Gazette.net, Maryland Community News Online, the following bicycle racks were put in place:
- Six bike racks capable of securing up to four bikes each
- Nine racks that hold two bikes each
- 142 single-bicycle racks, installed at parking meters
At the firm of Alpert Schreyer, our bicycle accident attorneys applaud the efforts of Mount Rainier officials to promote bicycle use in Prince George’s County. One of the first ever personal injury accidents involving an automobile occurred in New York City and also involved a bicycle. The cyclist was killed.
Ward 2 councilman Brent Bolin expressed his appreciation for the installation of the new bike racks. He said that there was a great need for the racks, especially along the city’s busy business district, U.S. 1 and 34th Street. Many residents and visitors to the community enjoy riding bicycles for transportation, shopping, saving energy, exercise/personal health, and the pure enjoyment of riding a bike. Bolin added that the excitement generated by this improvement in infrastructure is due to the fact that so many people in the community ride bicycles. It is the responsibility of local government to accommodate bicycle and pedestrian travel.
The Bowie accident lawyers at Alpert Schreyer know that if you are involved in a bicycle injury accident, insurance company adjusters will fight to reduce the amount of your claim. Our Maryland bicycle accident attorneys can help determine liability in a collision. If you have been injured in a bicycle crash caused by a negligent motorist, you will need the help of an experienced bicycle accident attorney who will fight to recover the compensation you deserve and hold the negligent driver responsible. Call us today at (866) 444-6363 for a free case evaluation.