emergency plan? ride your bike to safety.
this article in the dcist is spot on. after the earthquake on Tuesday, as I rode through the incredibly congested streets of DC on my bike, I had several people shout to me from their cars “I wish I was riding a bike right now!” One of my favorite things about biking? Even when there’s insane earthquake-induced gridlock, you never have to sit in traffic on a bike.
“It’s absolutely impossible to build enough roads for everyone to have a car” Hangzhou, China (population: 6.77m) has an enormous bike sharing program that includes 50,000 bikes and 2,050 stations. The program is so popular the city plans to expand its fleet to 175,000 bikes by 2020!
the symbolism and politics of biking in dc →
is it generational? racial? class? gentrification? logic? economics? the american dream? what is truly behind the characterization and demonizing of biking in the district?
dc department of transportation to give away 500... →
Groupon at BicycleSPACE! →
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