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Table 1 Observed injury events classified by crash circumstance and route type

From: Bicycling crash circumstances vary by route type: a cross-sectional analysis

  Injury sites Motor vehicle (excluding door) Motor vehicle door Pedestrian, cyclist or animal Streetcar (tram) or train tracks Other surface Infrastructure Fall to avoid collision Other fall
  683 168 63 40 97 69 69 69 108
Major street, with parked cars          
  No bike infrastructure 155 42 31 2 49 6 3 8 14
  AShared lane 9 3 2 - - - 1 2 1
  Bike lane 24 8 4 1 2 4 2 2 1
Major street, no parked cars          
  No bike infrastructure 112 24 12 5 28 9 12 4 18
  AShared lane 13 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 -
  Bike lane 35 14 1 1 5 2 5 2 5
Local street (mainly residential)          
  No bike infrastructure 88 24 5 4 5 13 6 5 26
  Bike route 51 18 4 1 1 7 6 5 9
  Bike route, with traffic   calming 48 19 2 2 - 2 1 12 10
Separated from traffic          
  Sidewalk or other   pedestrian path 52 12 - 2 2 7 9 9 11
  Multiuse paths, paved 61 3 - 12 3 9 13 13 8
  Multiuse paths, unpaved 12 - - 1 - 7 2 1 1
  Bike path 21 - - 6 - - 8 3 4
  BCycle track 2 - - 1 - 1 - - -
  1. - no injury events with this crash circumstance on this route type.
  2. AShared lanes include traffic lanes marked with sharrows or shared HOV lanes.
  3. BCycle tracks run alongside major streets but are physically separated from them, except at intersections. They are also called “separated bike lanes” or “protected bike lanes”.