Women + Cycling = Empowerment

Bicycling in the US went mainstream in the 1890s. People rode bicycles as a main mode of transportation, where an estimated one bicycle for every 30 people was sold in the US — the equivalent to two million bicycles in 1897. At the same time, the first wave of the women’s rights movement was well underway, […]

Going Home: Creating Bike-Friendly Communities on California’s Highway 50

I’ve lived in three countries and worked on active transportation projects in over 20 states. Over that same time, my transportation habits have transformed, and I live a very bike-friendly lifestyle. I get into a car perhaps once a month these days because I’m most happy biking, walking, or taking public transit. They say you […]