Friday, February 13, 2015

Don't Say 'Cyclists' - Say 'People on Bikes'


From CityLab -- What if you could help make a city’s streets safer simply by the way you talk about them?

That may sound fanciful, but some cycling advocates in Seattle - scratch that, some people who ride bikes in Seattle - say that’s exactly what’s been happening there over the past few years.

A recent post by PeopleForBikes blogger Michael Andersen notes that starting in 2011, a new group called Seattle Neighborhood Greenways has made a conscious effort to change the way they talked about biking, walking, and pretty much everything else to do with the way their city’s streets are used by human beings.  [Full article ...]

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