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.
Bicycles at war
The bicycle, though it's increasingly branded with progressive politics, has a long history in the armed forces.
Spokes Patrol: Bike cops out in force at Occupy Portland
Portland Police have made an art of policing public protests by bicycle, and man do they know how to spoil a good party.
Marching on two wheels: bikes, protest, and public space
The folks on Wall Street discover what Critical Mass has long known: A bike is a powerful protest tool.
Dinner & Bikes Tour: The best and the worst
After a month in search of bike-friendly communities, Elly Blue returns to report the good news: The things are popping up everywhere.