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Bike Free and Prosper
On the show today Ellen Vanderslice, the project manager for Portland's Bike Plan 2030, said the city is promoting biking in order to be more sustainable, healthier and more prosperous. The first two seem fairly clear: biking has a smaller carbon footprint than driving, and pedalling burns more calories than steering. But more prosperous? If that seems like a leap, here is the paper she had in mind.
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