Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy (Bicycle) (Paperback)
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Now updated and expanded with new angles on social justice Elly Blue's Bikenomics provides a surprising and compelling new perspective on the way we get around and on how we spend our money, as families and as a society. The book starts with a look at Americans' real transportation costs, and moves on to examine the current civic costs of our transportation system. Blue tells the stories of people, businesses, organizations, and cities who are investing in two-wheeled transportation. The multifaceted North American bicycle movement is revealed, with its contradictions, challenges, successes, and visions.
About the Author
Elly Blue's writing about bicycle transportation has appeared in The Guardian, Grist, Bicycling.com, Streetsblog, Momentum, and BikePortland. She lives in Portland, OR.