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    Bikenomics: How Bicycling Will Save the Economy (If We Let it) (Bicycle) (Paperback) By (author) Elly Blue

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    DescriptionMaking 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.

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    How Bicycling Will Save the Economy (If We Let it)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elly Blue
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 224 g
    ISBN 13: 9781621060031
    ISBN 10: 1621060039

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: WSQ
    DC22: 796.6
    Ingram Theme: DEMO/URBAN
    BISAC V2.8: BUS069000
    Ingram Subject Code: SL
    Libri: I-SL
    B&T General Subject: 790
    BISAC V2.8: SPO011000, SOC026030
    B&T Approval Code: A85945000
    BISAC V2.8: BUS099000
    B&T Approval Code: A35250000, A45660000
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 388.3472
    BIC subject category V2: KCY
    BISAC V2.8: TRA010000
    LC classification: GV1041 .B58 2013
    LC subject heading:
    Microcosm Publishing
    Imprint name
    Microcosm Publishing
    Publication date
    20 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Bloomington, IN
    Author Information
    Elly Blue is the author of "Everyday Bicycling" and her work has appeared on Bicycling.com and in "BikePortland," "Bitch Magazine," "Grist Magazine," "Momentum "magazine, and "Reclaim Magazine." She has been featured on "Democracy Now!," Oregon Public Broadcasting, and in the "Oregonian," and she blogs about bicycling and empowerment at www.TakingTheLane.com. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
    Review quote
    "Blue isn't talking about 'fixing' the economy we have right now. Instead, she's talking about looking to a different future." --A.K. Streeter, treehugger.com