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Bicycle justice requires that the needs of all users are considered in bicycle advocacy and transportation planning for bicycles
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Bringing bike share to a low-income com - PubMed Mobile

#bikeshare for low income communities as preventing chronic disease: A positive framing? #invisiblecyclist http://t.co/NrKwBmK2a9
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Black women take their place in D.C.’s bike lanes

Black women take their place in D.C.’s bike lanes | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
Veronica Davis bikes almost everywhere, except to church on Sundays.She’s a member and frequent user of Capital Bikeshare and has testified before the D.C. Council in favor of more bike lanes in...
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With My Own Two Wheels

With My Own Two Wheels | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
As a tool for development, a simple bicycle can mean transportation, employment, even access to education and healthcare.

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Bad Subjects: Race, Class and Bicycling

Bad Subjects: Race, Class and Bicycling | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
Transportation is a realm that is directly connected to issues of race and class.
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Advocates Try to Make Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White

Advocates Try to Make Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it

“At the end of the day, our mission is to get women on bikes whether from there she does 100 miles or does one mile, I don’t really care. Just get on a bike,” Veronica Davis said.
Davis, who was recently honored by the White House as a Champion of Change for her efforts to expand transportation, now hears her older neighbors using the terms “walkable” and “bikeable” and has organized rides where women who haven’t bicycled in decades have hopped back on two wheels.

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Why Isn’t Bike-Share Reaching More Low-Income People? | Streetsblog Capitol Hill

Why Isn’t Bike-Share Reaching More Low-Income People? | Streetsblog Capitol Hill | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it

Earlier this week, Denver’s B-Cycle bike-share system came under fire for allegedly side-stepping low-income neighborhoods. The accuser was City Council Member Paul Lopez, and his complaint was not something that system operators necessarily deny: There aren’t many stations in low-income neighborhoods.

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Cycling race | SF Bay Guardian

Cycling race | SF Bay Guardian | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it

Biking is not a white middle class privilege, but many times the popular face of bike activism is perceived as such. In the case of Ciudad de Luce's struggle for recognition, that meant the minority communities that do ride aren't given necessary resources to keep them safe and secure.

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Making Hillsborough streets safe for bicyclists - Tbo.com

Making Hillsborough streets safe for bicyclistsTbo.comSadly, tragically and regrettably, the high number of bicyclists dying on the streets of the Tampa-Hillsborough area proved my letter prophetic.
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Women on Bikes SoCal - Cover Feature - Dutch Dames by Frank Peters

Women on Bikes SoCal - Cover Feature - Dutch Dames by Frank Peters | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
In the Netherlands everyone's sitting upright and most bikes have chain guards. All images: Frank ...
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In South Africa, Imagining Bicycles as a Vehicle for Empowerment ...

In South Africa, Imagining Bicycles as a Vehicle for Empowerment ... | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
Bicyclists are hard to come by in South Africa. Two authors have gone in search of the reasons why a country with "so much poverty, often unwalkable commuter distances, and poor public transportation," lacks a larger bike ...

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Bridging the Technical Gap | The White House

Bridging the Technical Gap | The White House | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
Veronica O. Davis, P.E. is the co-owner and Principal Planning Manager at Nspiregreen LLC. She is a transportation guru who uses her knowledge to spark progressive social change in the community.
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Can it happen here?: San Francisco moving toward transit justice

Can it happen here?: San Francisco moving toward transit justice | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
If, like me, you are linguistically challenged, that's NEXT STEP: JUSTICE -- Race and Environment at the Center of Transit Planning in the English edition. It seems a solid piece, spelling out how seemingly neutral policies can ...
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Who Bikes? | Sightline Daily

Who Bikes? | Sightline Daily | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
If you're reading this blog then the phrase "interesting demographic data" probably doesn't sound like an oxymoron to you. That's a good thing because you'll find a heap of it in a new analytical report...
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Bikeleague.org Blog » Blog Archive » Beyond Spandex, Toward Social Justice: Women Redefining the Movement

Bikeleague.org Blog » Blog Archive » Beyond Spandex, Toward Social Justice: Women Redefining the Movement | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it

In cities across the country, long-standing stereotypes of the American bicyclist are falling away. As more women and people of color start riding in their diverse communities, MAMILs — middle-aged men in Lycra — are becoming just one face in the growing crowd.

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Riding Past the Limits of Coalition Politics

Riding Past the Limits of Coalition Politics | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
By Juliana “Jewels” Smith For the first time since I was a teenager, I started riding my bike when I was in graduate school at UC San Diego. George W.
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Origins of “The Invisible Cyclist” Blog

Origins of “The Invisible Cyclist” Blog | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
Recently Steve was preparing to teach a course in which students would develop a bicycle transportation plan for the University of San Francisco, so he began to look into the range of issues the cl...
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Five Least Bike-Friendly Cities (and how to make them better) | Sustainable Cities Collective

Five Least Bike-Friendly Cities (and how to make them better) | Sustainable Cities Collective | Bicycle justice | Scoop.it
Image There are some lists you just don’t want to be on, and there are definitely some lists you don’t want to stay on year after year. This is one of those lists.
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