Time: November 22, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: City Lit Books
Street: 2523 North Kedzie Blvd.
Website or Map: http://citylitbooks.com/event…
Event Type: reading, q&a, signing
Organized By: City Lit Books
Latest Activity: Nov 22, 2013
Join writer and bicycling activist Elly Blue on her tour for
Bikenomics: How Bicylcing Will Save the Economy (If We Let It)
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. Starting with a look at the real transportation costs of families and individuals, then moving on to examine the current civic costs of our transportation system, Bikenomics 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.
Elly Blue's work has appeared in Grist, Bicycling Magazine, BikePortland, The Magazine, Momentum, and Reclaim among other publications. She has been featured on Democracy Now!, in the Oregonian, and on Oregon Public Broadcasting. She blogs about bicycling and empowerment; check her out here!