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Pedaling Beyond Safe Infrastructure Access

New research by Dr. Amy Lubitow, Associate Professor of Sociology at Portland State University, sheds light on the barriers to utilitarian biking for marginalized people in Portland, Oregon.


The research provides narratives regarding obstacles to routine biking for women and people of color who already see biking as a worthwhile form of transit, but who make relatively few bike trips. Through the stories of these bicyclists, Dr. Lubitow summarizes the barriers and suggests potential interventions to increase trips within these demographic groups.

More details about Dr. Lubitow’s research, as well as accompanying stories and narratives, can be found here.

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