Are Bike Lanes a White Thing? | On the Commons

“You cannot be for a start-up, high-tech economy and not be pro-bike.”

“Bike lanes are not driving the wave of gentrification,” Roskowski observed at the Equity Summit. “It’s a much broader economic and social trend. But much of the process of change is behind the scenes, as properties are bought and sold and new businesses open and new people move into an area. Then, when there’s a public meeting about bike lanes, people feel they finally have a chance to say something about the many changes in their neighborhood. ”

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Are Bike Lanes a White Thing? | On the Commons

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