Transport: Pedaling Parkways

Few years ago the U. S. public thought of bicycles, like bustles and the Single Tax,* as something that went out with the 1890s. In 1932 only 180,000 bicycles were sold, about one-fifth the annual sale before 1900. Since then, however, bicycling has had an astonishing revival. Last year U. S. citizens bought more bicycles (1,300,000) than ever before. Last week New York's efficient, hard-working Park Commissioner Robert Moses, who has spent over $500,000,000 building parks and boulevards, announced a plan to take cyclists off the streets. Throughout parks and along drives in New York's five boroughs, he proposed to build...

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