Asking tough questions about race, class, privilege, and sustainable cities

Through this blog and twitter we’ve been able to discover a pretty wide range of advocates, activists, bloggers, activist-bloggers, academics, scholar-activists, and others, who are writing about invisible cyclists in one form or another. We posted a bit of a roundup previously (see Invisible Cyclist Rides Again). As we discover new voices from time to time, we will post about them here. Continue reading

Critical Race Theory and Invisible Cyclists

The positive response to our post “Lessons from the Green Lanes? Listen to Communities of Color” pointed us towards a few pieces on invisible cyclists that we had not yet discovered. In order to recognize some of the earlier thinking on the topic of invisible cyclists, we plan on occasion to re-post work that might now be dated or otherwise hidden in the cracks and crevices of the Internet.

Having stumbled on a piece titled “Invisible Riders in the City of Angels,” by Jonna McKone, we were led to a thought-provoking analysis of some of the prominent invisible cyclists of Los Angeles–Latino immigrants. Continue reading