Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy

Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy (Paperback)

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Making the case for adopting more sustainable modes of transportation, this engaging reference explores the economic benefits of bicycling. It starts with an analysis of the real costs incurred by individuals and families in existing transportation systems and goes on to examine the current civic expenses of these systems. With critiques of modern society's deep-rooted attachment to car culture, this book tells the stories of people, businesses, organizations, and cities who are investing in two-wheeled transportation. Offering a fresh and compelling perspective on how people get from place to place, this book reveals the multifaceted North American bicycle movement with its contradictions, challenges, successes, and visions for the future.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1621060039
ISBN-13: 9781621060031
Published: Microcosm Publishing, 12/01/2013
Pages: 191
Language: English