Bikenomics

Bikenomics Author Elly Blue
ISBN-10 9781621069430
Release 2014-11-29
Pages 192
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Bikenomics provides a surprising and compelling new perspective on the way we get around and on how we spend our money, as families and as a society. The book starts with a look at Americans' real transportation costs, and moves on to examine the current civic costs of our transportation system. Blue tells the stories of people, businesses, organizations, and cities who are investing in two-wheeled transportation. The multifaceted North American bicycle movement is revealed, with its contradictions, challenges, successes, and visions.



Bikenomics

Bikenomics Author Elly Blue
ISBN-10 9781621060031
Release 2013
Pages 191
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A look at the bicycle movement's contradictions and challenges considers the economic benefits of bicycling, examining the transportation costs of families and individuals and the civic costs of the current transportation system.



Incomplete Streets

Incomplete Streets Author Stephen Zavestoski
ISBN-10 9781317930983
Release 2014-08-27
Pages 346
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The ‘Complete Streets' concept and movement in urban planning and policy has been hailed by many as a revolution that aims to challenge the auto-normative paradigm by reversing the broader effects of an urban form shaped by the logic of keeping automobiles moving. By enabling safe access for all users, Complete Streets promise to make cities more walkable and livable and at the same time more sustainable. This book problematizes the Complete Streets concept by suggesting that streets should not be thought of as merely physical spaces, but as symbolic and social spaces. When important social and symbolic narratives are missing from the discourse and practice of Complete Streets, what actually results are incomplete streets. The volume questions whether the ways in which complete streets narratives, policies, plans and efforts are envisioned and implemented might be systematically reproducing many of the urban spatial and social inequalities and injustices that have characterized cities for the last century or more. From critiques of a "mobility bias" rooted in the neoliberal foundations of the Complete Streets concept, to concerns about resulting environmental gentrification, the chapters in Incomplete Streets variously call for planning processes that give voice to the historically marginalized and, more broadly, that approach streets as dynamic, fluid and public social places. This interdisciplinary book is aimed at students, researchers and professionals in the fields of urban geography, environmental studies, urban planning and policy, transportation planning, and urban sociology.



BIKENOMICS COMO A BICICLETA PODE SALVAR A

BIKENOMICS   COMO A BICICLETA PODE SALVAR A Author ELLY BLUE
ISBN-10 8566317130
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 224
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Este livro não se limita a convidar o leitor a refletir sobre como nos deslocamos e gastamos nosso dinheiro. A proposta é mais ampla- oferecer uma perspectiva concreta de estilo de vida. A cicloativista norte-americana Elly Blue revela um mundo de possibilidades – como fazer uma viagem sem carro, ou até mesmo uma mudança sem usar caminhões – e alternativas para economizar os 20% geralmente gastos com o carro, se divertir, sair do sedentarismo, obter saúde e disposição, e, de quebra, ainda colaborar para um mundo melhor. Bikenomics é uma tentativa de provar que o ato de pedalar é mais do que capaz de fazer do mundo um lugar melhor – é uma providência urgente e necessária, sob o ponto de vista sociocultural e, sobretudo, econômico. Com apresentação de Zé Lobo, diretor da Transporte Ativo, que contextualiza a pertinência dos dados do livro no atual momento, e comentários de Daniel Guth, consultor da área de mobilidade urbana, que fornece informações paralelas às de Blue sobre a bicicleta no Brasil, esta edição mostra que o movimento ciclístico por aqui também é real e cada vez mais ativo.



City Cycling

City Cycling Author John Pucher
ISBN-10 9780262304993
Release 2012-10-19
Pages 416
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Bicycling in cities is booming, for many reasons: health and environmental benefits, time and cost savings, more and better bike lanes and paths, innovative bike sharing programs, and the sheer fun of riding. City Cycling offers a guide to this urban cycling renaissance, with the goal of promoting cycling as sustainable urban transportation available to everyone. It reports on cycling trends and policies in cities in North America, Europe, and Australia, and offers information on such topics as cycling safety, cycling infrastructure provisions including bikeways and bike parking, the wide range of bike designs and bike equipment, integration of cycling with public transportation, and promoting cycling for women and children. City Cycling emphasizes that bicycling should not be limited to those who are highly trained, extremely fit, and daring enough to battle traffic on busy roads. The chapters describe ways to make city cycling feasible, convenient, and safe for commutes to work and school, shopping trips, visits, and other daily transportation needs. The book also offers detailed examinations and illustrations of cycling conditions in different urban environments: small cities (including Davis, California, and Delft, the Netherlands), large cities (including Sydney, Chicago, Toronto and Berlin), and "megacities" (London, New York, Paris, and Tokyo). These chapters offer a closer look at how cities both with and without historical cycling cultures have developed cycling programs over time. The book makes clear that successful promotion of city cycling depends on coordinating infrastructure, programs, and government policies.



In the City of Bikes

In the City of Bikes Author Pete Jordan
ISBN-10 9780062100641
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 448
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Pete Jordan, author of the wildly popular Dishwasher: One Man’s Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States, is back with a memoir that tells the story of his love affair with Amsterdam, the city of bikes, all the while unfolding an unknown history of the city's cycling, from the craze of the 1890s, through the Nazi occupation, to the bike-centric culture adored by the world today Pete never planned to stay long in Amsterdam, just a semester. But he quickly falls in love with the city and soon his wife, Amy Joy, joins him. Together they explore every inch of their new home on two wheels, their rides a respite from the struggles that come with starting a new life in a new country. Weaving together personal anecdotes and details of the role that cycling has played throughout Dutch history, Pete Jordan’s In the City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist is a poignant and entertaining read.



Pedaling Revolution

Pedaling Revolution Author Jeff Mapes
ISBN-10 0870714198
Release 2009
Pages 288
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A grassroots movement is carving out a niche for bicycles on citystreets. In Pedaling Revolution, Jeff Mapes, a longtimepolitical reporter and bike commuter, explores the growth of bicycleadvocacy and issues such as the environmental, safety, and healthaspects of biking for short trips. Essential reading for anyone whorides their bike to work or on errands, works in transportation orurban planning, or just wonders why they are seeing so many morebicyclists on the road.



Bike Lanes Are White Lanes

Bike Lanes Are White Lanes Author Melody L. Hoffmann
ISBN-10 9780803288201
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 208
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"The number of bicyclists are increasing in the United States, especially among the working class and people of color. In contrast to the demographics of bicyclists in the United States, advocacy for bicycling has focused mainly on the interests of white, upwardly mobile bicyclists, leading to neighborhood conflicts and accusations of racist planning. In Bike Lanes Are White Lanes, scholar Melody L. Hoffmann argues that the bicycle has varied cultural meaning as a "rolling signifier." That is, the bicycle's meaning changes in different spaces, with different people, and in different cultures. The rolling signification of the bicycle contributes to building community, influences gentrifying urban planning, and upholds systemic race and class barriers. In this study of three prominent U.S. cities--Milwaukee, Portland, and Minneapolis--Hoffmann examines how the burgeoning popularity of urban bicycling is trailed by systemic issues of racism, classism, and displacement. From a pro-cycling perspective, Bike Lanes Are White Lanes highlights many problematic aspects of urban bicycling culture and its advocacy as well as positive examples of people trying earnestly to bring their community together through bicycling. "--



Straphanger

Straphanger Author Taras Grescoe
ISBN-10 9780805095586
Release 2012-04-24
Pages 336
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Taras Grescoe rides the rails all over the world and makes an elegant and impassioned case for the imminent end of car culture and the coming transportation revolution "I am proud to call myself a straphanger," writes Taras Grescoe. The perception of public transportation in America is often unflattering—a squalid last resort for those with one too many drunk-driving charges, too poor to afford insurance, or too decrepit to get behind the wheel of a car. Indeed, a century of auto-centric culture and city planning has left most of the country with public transportation that is underfunded, ill maintained, and ill conceived. But as the demand for petroleum is fast outpacing the world's supply, a revolution in transportation is under way. Grescoe explores the ascendance of the straphangers—the growing number of people who rely on public transportation to go about the business of their daily lives. On a journey that takes him around the world—from New York to Moscow, Paris, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Bogotá, Phoenix, Portland, Vancouver, and Philadelphia—Grescoe profiles public transportation here and abroad, highlighting the people and ideas that may help undo the damage that car-centric planning has done to our cities and create convenient, affordable, and sustainable urban transportation—and better city living—for all.



One Less Car

One Less Car Author Zack Furness
ISBN-10 9781592136148
Release 2010-03-12
Pages 348
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Although millions of people in the United States love to ride bicycles for exercise or leisure, statistics show that only 1% of the total U.S. population ride bicycles for transportation—and barely half as many use bikes to commute to work. In his original and exciting book, One Less Car, Zack Furness examines what it means historically, culturally, socioeconomically, and politically to be a bicycle transportation advocate/activist. Presenting an underground subculture of bike enthusiasts who aggressively resist car culture, Furness maps out the cultural trajectories between mobility, technology, urban space and everyday life. He connects bicycling to radical politics, public demonstrations, alternative media production (e.g., ‘zines), as well as to the development of community programs throughout the world. One Less Car also positions the bicycle as an object with which to analyze and critique some of the dominant cultural and political formations in the U.S.—and even breaks down barriers of race, class and gender privilege that are interconnected to mobility. For Furness, bicycles not only liberate people from technology, they also support social and environmental justice. So, he asks, Why aren’t more Americans adopting them for their transportation needs?



Bike Nation

Bike Nation Author Peter Walker
ISBN-10 9781473548794
Release 2017-04-06
Pages 256
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A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways. Visit the shining examples of Amsterdam and Copenhagen, where cycling culture is an intrinsic part of the approach of politicians and officials. How have these cities made provision for cyclists and what are the extraordinary benefits? And then take to the less welcoming roads of Britain, USA and Australia, where cycling can still be a terrifying experience. What are the tragic mistakes being made when planning and developing cities, and how do these mistakes lead to aggression towards the cycling community? Millions of us find ourselves frustrated by the motor mentality and fighting for our rights to ride. This brilliant, shocking investigation will prepare you with all you need to know to confidently claim your place on the road.



Cycletherapy

Cycletherapy Author Elly Blue
ISBN-10 9781621063605
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 128
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Cycletherapy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Cycletherapy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Cycletherapy book for free.



Reconsidering the Bicycle

Reconsidering the Bicycle Author Luis Antonio Vivanco
ISBN-10 9780415503884
Release 2013
Pages 153
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In cities throughout the world, bicycles have gained a high profile in recent years, with politicians and activists promoting initiatives like bike lanes, bikeways, bike share programs, and other social programs to get more people on bicycles. Bicycles in the city are, some would say, the wave of the future for car-choked, financially-strapped, obese, and sustainability-sensitive urban areas. This book explores how and why people are reconsidering the bicycle, no longer thinking of it simply as a toy or exercise machine, but as a potential solution to a number of contemporary problems. It focuses in particular on what reconsidering the bicycle might mean for everyday practices and politics of urban mobility, a concept that refers to the intertwined physical, technological, social, and experiential dimensions of human movement. This book is for Introductory Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Sociology, Environmental Anthropology, and all undergraduate courses on the environment and on sustainability throughout the social sciences.



We Commerce

We Commerce Author Billee Howard
ISBN-10 9780698188495
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 208
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Named an Inc. Business Beach Read for Summer 2016! In WE-Commerce, visionary marketing strategist Billee Howard lays out her plan for a new vision of success and long-term, purposeful profitability in the new global, sharing economy Today, the most successful businesses and entrepreneurs thrive through connectivity, socialization, and sharing. It is an age of WE-Commerce, an economy centered on the power of “we” instead of “me,” focused on the needs of the many over the few. Booming companies such as Uber and Airbnb leverage technology to create platforms that rely largely on social media and community feedback to facilitate people’s ability to collaborate with one another. Instead of traditional business strategies, companies must now inspire belief and trust in their communities; collaborate with their customers; create business models that are socially and environmentally responsible; find opportunities for creative collaboration with large, global markets; and become a new generation of innovators—“artists of business.” With advice from “stay small but include all” to “profit with purpose” and “embrace disruption,” Billee Howard gives readers the reinvented business toolkit that they will need to effectively collaborate, co-create, and succeed in a WE-Commerce landscape, and to acquire a new set of skills that will position them as leaders in the transformed economy. From the Hardcover edition.



How to Move by Bike

How to Move by Bike Author Steph Routh
ISBN-10 0991085507
Release 2013-10-25
Pages 68
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How to Move by Bike has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from How to Move by Bike also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full How to Move by Bike book for free.



Cycle Space

Cycle Space Author Steven Fleming
ISBN-10 9462080046
Release 2012
Pages 176
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"Cycle space is the first book to view the city through the lens of the bicycle ... Featuring portraits of: Amsterdam, Chicago, Copenhagen, New York, Portland, Oregon, Paris, Singapore, Sydney"--Back cover.



The Post Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book

The Post Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book Author Elly Blue
ISBN-10 1621061388
Release 2016-11-08
Pages 128
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The Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book demystifies gender and pleasantly confuses your assumptions as you are drawn into its mesmerizing bricolage of patterns, folds, and whorls. Color away the false binaries between male and female, words and text, inside and outside, art and nature. As you meditate on the sameness and difference of the vulvas on each page, you will grow to question your interpellation into dominant systems of knowledge. By overwhelming the senses with vulvas, you will interrogate the meaning and very existence of this social construct we call the "vulva” and the instructions for living that come with it. Quotations from post-structuralist philosophers accompany the art, and can be colored and even edited into new constructs and timely critiques of the patriarchy. No longer must vulvas be either crudely objectified or shrouded in mystery! All hail the vulva! The vulva hails you!