This is a fascinating series of blog entries written by Elly Blue, a cycling advocate in Oregon, and the managing editor for bikeportland.org. She’s also the publisher of a cycling zine for women called “Taking The Lane”.
Here are links to the blog posts. Each are full of facts and figures that make a case for cycling as a tool for economic revival.
Usually we post about things out of Windsor, but this series is a clear cut explanation as to why cycling should be a priority, especially here in our city, where the recession affected the population more than normal. I’ll be forwarding these onto city council- hopefully they’ll take a look (and be surprised) at how promoting cycling can mean more money in the city’s purse.