Article ReviewBicycle and Pedestrian Policy in the USA
This paper reviews and analyzes a published article that deals with bicycle and pedestrian public policy in the USA. The subject article was published in the New York Times on 4 July 2011 and was entitled: “The Bicycle Dividend”, by Nancy Folbre.
Folbre opens the article with the statement that more Americans are either cycling or walking to and from work, partly because the infrastructure is being improved through public sector investment, which soon will provide safe cycle paths and lanes. See “Bicycle and Pedestrian”, updated Sept 2013, for further details). She notes that since 2006 federal spending