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Eugene Bicycle History Online at City of Eugene Website
Note: I began writing this article back in May but kept postponing it due to a constant flow of more time-sensitive stories. The recent passing of Ruth Bascom has made the publishing of this article important. It seems that the majority of the bike infrastructure we all enjoy today came about during the 70's, and Bascom was instrumental in this process. I've been poking around looking at Eugene and Springfield cycling history recently, my interested piqued by a reader sending in this old story from 1978 about a woman being arrested in Springfield for riding her bike in the street. Quite accidentally, I discovered that the City of Eugene bicycling website has an online archive of old "Bicycles in Cities - A Eugene … Continue reading "Eugene Bicycle History Online at City of Eugene Website"