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Shifting Gears

"No one is really talking about the culture of the bicycle and the cultural impacts of bicycles on people's lives," environmental anthropologist and director of the Global and Regional Studies Program Luis Vivanco tells Inside Higher Ed. But Vivanco is -- doing field research and developing courses on the social science of bicycles -- in hopes that the policy conversation will shift, "so it isn’t always, how do we address cars. It's more, how do we adjust transportation so we can address all these big social problems that we have." Read the story at