Birk, Mia http://momentummag.com/topics/mia_birk/index.rss en-us Mon, 11 Feb 2013 07:11:47 GMT The Big Idea - Bike-Friendly Curriculum In very few North American universities do students in planning, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, education and health care learn much, if anything, about bicycling and walking.

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The Big Idea - Listen to Your Body “Listen to your body,” advise my husband, doctor and friends. It’s good advice.

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The Big Idea: Match Your Home to Your Biking Lifestyle Faced with a move due to a growing family, Mia Birk was determined that her new home would be somewhere that allowed her and her family to bike or walk for as many trips as possible.

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The Big Idea - Show a Little Respect Empathy, respect, compromise: all keys to overcoming stubborn resistance on the path to creating more bikeable, livable, healthy communities.

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The Big Idea - Riding with a Baby on the Way We all ride for different reasons. In my life, it’s just normal to hop on a bike. So when people ask if I’m still riding while pregnant, the answer is, “of course!”

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The Big Idea - Clueless or Rude? Mia Birk asks why drivers can be more impatient with cyclists than other drivers.

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The Big Idea - Are You a Real Cyclist? Mia Birk tells us what she thinks a real cyclist is.

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The Big Idea (Issue 51) Mia Birk and her daughter's garage sale adventure -why you can ride with big loads too.

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The Big Idea - Stop and Stay Stopped Every time a person in a car saw a person on a bike blow a red light, it made my already challenging job a little bit harder.

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The Big Idea (Issue 50) How you should launch into getting bikeway facilities in your city.

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The Mistake of Ticketing Cyclists A bicycle is not a motor vehicle. We cannot expect bicycle riders to behave exactly like motorists.

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