Articles by Elly Blue
Elly Blue is a writer and bicycle activist based in Portland, Ore. She blogs at Taking the Lane and is writing a book about Bikenomics that comes out in 2013. You can also find her on Twitter.
In New York's bike lanes, who are the real scofflaws?
There's a tendency to talk about people who ride bikes as though they're a lawless bunch of yahoos. A new study shows that they are simply, like all other people, responding to an environment that doesn't always serve their needs.
There's safety in numbers for cyclists
You might reasonably think that the number of bicycle crashes would skyrocket as more people take to the streets on two wheels. It's a fine, common-sense assumption -- that happens to be wrong.
Why an additional road tax for bicyclists would be unfair
People who ride bikes are already shelling out more than their share for asphalt. Here's why it makes good economic sense for cities to encourage cycling.