Cycle Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Cyclist Deaths Highlight Rider Dangers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cyclist-deaths-highlight-rider-dangers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two Wyoming bicyclists have been killed in the past several days, spurring calls from Wyoming’s cycling community for increased rider awareness and safety legislation.</span></p><p>On Friday, Matthew&nbsp;Harker, 39, died of brain trauma—one day after he was struck by an SUV in Casper.</p><p>On Saturday, 65-year-old Larry Hurst of Sheridan was killed after he and his wife were struck by a vehicle in on U.S. Highway 87 in Sheridan. His wife, Sarah, was critically injured in the crash and taken to a hospital in Billings.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 23:16:36 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59246 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cyclist Deaths Highlight Rider Dangers Wyoming's Bike Friendly Rating Has Dropped http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyomings-bike-friendly-rating-has-dropped <p>Wyoming’s ranking as a bike friendly state continues to drop. The state ranks 36th after ranking 33rd last year and 11th in 2010.&nbsp; The loss of stature has concerned that Director of Wyoming Pathways…Tim Young.&nbsp; He’s been speaking with the Wyoming Department of Transportation about the issue. &nbsp;He joins us to discuss the report.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 23:21:20 +0000 Bob Beck 59131 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming's Bike Friendly Rating Has Dropped