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Can We Become a Civilized Cycling Society?

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Excellent short piece in Momentum Magazine by Mia Kahout:

For North America to accept and integrate bicycle use into our transportation systems it is important to understand what is standing in the way.

To this day, we are faced with a biased mainstream media portrayal of cycling. We are faced with politicians pandering to people in their cars who are far too hesitant to take the aggressive steps needed to build a complete network of safe bicycle infrastructure. We are faced with a bicycle industry that continues to push the agenda (and products) that cycling is merely a sport or a hobby.

Full article: Can North America Become a Civilized Cycling Society? – Momentum Mag.

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