03/30/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

LA Considers Cyclist 'Bill Of Rights'

L.A. city officials are vowing look at way to protect bicyclists on the city's streets.

Cyclists have been demanding more attention from government around the country, saying they have the right to share the road with cars.

The bike rights campaign has been galvanized by the case of an L.A. doctor convicted a few weeks ago of purposely hitting bikers in Brentwood.

More people are turning to two wheels for commuting and recreation. Cyclists are asserting their rights as never before. In Los Angeles, advocates are pushing for more bike lanes and other road improvements, a cyclists' bill of rights and more protection from police.

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