6 December 2013

Making The Economic Case For Cycling-Friendly Cities With Bikeonomics

Making The Economic Case For Cycling-Friendly Cities With Bikeonomics
http://www.fastcoexist.com/3021074/making-the-economic-case-for-cycling-friendly-cities-with-bikeonomics#!

We all know that cycling is good for us and that it benefits the environment. But if you want to make the case for something, it helps to have numbers to back you up, especially in policy circles.
We've covered a few cycling-economics studies here at Co.Exist. But in Bikenomics: How Cycling Can Save The Economy, the Portland-based activist Elly Blue goes further. Her book is comprehensive account of all the ways cycling can save money, boost revenues, and help the economy broadly and locally.
Here are five key arguments she makes:
http://www.amazon.com/Bikenomics-Bicycling-Save-Economy-Bicycle/dp/1621060039