Magnolia Street: Where New Bike Lanes Make a Difference

Magnolia Street in Fort Worth, Texas, is one real-world example where creating new bike lanes and providing a bicycle-friendly neighborhood can help the local economy.



Bike Lanes on a Public Street
Integrating new bike lanes into an existing road system could lead to a higher quality of life, as long as the local infrastructure is planned around this form of transportation.
Photo by Fotolia/connel_design
Author Elly Blue
Elly Blue is a writer and bicycle activist living in Portland, Oregon. She blogs about bicycling and empowerment at takingthelane.com.
Photo courtesy Microcosm Publishing
Bikenomics Book Cover
“Bikenomics” by Elly Blue tells the stories of people, businesses, organizations and cities who are investing in two-wheeled transportation.
Cover courtesy Microcosm Publishing











Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.