Biking can be a way to save money, a way to get exercise, and even a way to get to know your family better. Here are four stories from friends of Strong Towns who explain why they bike:
Now it's your turn: Tell us why YOU bike in the comments.
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A beautiful new protected bike lane in Austin is slowing motorists, protecting cyclists and pedestrians, and connecting the community. And they did it without having to wait for the most expensive, time-consuming materials.
So your city’s made progress on bike safety—there are some nice new bike lanes, and more people out and about on two wheels. How to keep the momentum going? That’s the situation in this Strong Towns member’s hometown, and he has some ideas to share.
Los Angeles, where the car is famously king, may have one of the best shots of any American city of becoming a car-optional place at scale—not just in a few trendy neighborhoods lucky enough to have good transit. Here’s why.