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The Unnatural Path

In many cities in the United States cycling is planned as a sports activity, so roads are to recreational places. That is wonderful. People need those options, but that’s not the only purpose of the bicycle.

Giving the public only a back road bicycle lane to a recreational spot pushes the idea that cycling isn’t a real way to accomplish everyday tasks. It limits the bicycle to leisure. It strips cycling of its utility as transportation. It turns cycling into a hobby for the rich and privileged.

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Cycle Tracks

We are accepting submissions to Cycle Track. Cycle Track is a “tract” that will showcase philosophies, policies, politics and fiction that uses alternative transit (bicycles, walking, trains, busses…) as the “vehicle” in which to convey […]