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A bicycle commuter who rides four miles to work, five days a week, avoids 2,000 miles of driving and about 2,000 pounds of CO2 emissions each year.

Urban biking on the ascent

Here's a fantastic article on the rise of urban bicycling in The Nation. Thanks to Active Trans member and pal Kendall Stagg for passing it on. Favorite quote:

/“Most of the people I see biking where I live in Queens are not flannel-wearing hipsters; they are working-class people just getting around town. It’s a transit choice more than a lifestyle choice.”

Not that we don't love us some flannel wearing hipsters…………….src=https://www.activetrans.org/sites/all/modules/fckeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/wink_smile.gif