Pedal Power

The Quiet Rise of the Bicycle in American Public Life

Excerpts from review by Martin Zimmerman, Exec. Director, CABA for Urban Land magazine:

“Now bicycle riding is on the upswing. Beginning…with the environmental movement of the 1970’s, the bicycling phenomenon has regained traction in waays and to a degree that may come as a surprise…so argues DePaul University professor J. Harry Wray…..

“It’s no longer a question of biking as a national pastime submits Wray – it’s about bicycling as an agent of change.  Its quiet rise could not be more timely as the American public seeks ways to cope with global warming, obesity, the era of Peak Oil, rampant consumerism and other pressing issues…”

For an interview with the author see: Interview


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