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Moving Beyond the Automobile: Bicycling

2:05 PM EST on February 22, 2011

In the second chapter of Streetfilms' Moving Beyond the Automobile series, we're taking a look at bicycling.

The benefits of cycling are simple: It helps reduce congestion, meet sustainability goals, and improve public health. With Portland leading the way, many American cities have seen the share of people biking to work rise substantially in recent years [PDF]. For this video we spent some time with leading thinkers in New York, San Francisco and Portland to discuss how safer cycling infrastructure is helping more people make the choice to bike.

This series is made possible by funding from The Oram Foundation's Fund for The Environment & Urban Life.

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