Ann Nguyen writes, "As the fatal shootings happened in Atlanta on March 16, I was in a safe space speaking to leaders in the Colorado bicycle community about how I feel invisible but also empowered to come together and fight for the common liberation in all minority communities."
When we talk about increasing access to sustainable transportation, many street safety advocates fail to talk about placing benches with anywhere near the fervor with which we talk laying train track or building bike lanes. That needs to change.
A top Columbia University doctor says that now is the time to accelerate our efforts to protect ourselves and our communities through a healthy environment. It is the only way forward, and we do not have time to waste.