City Bikes Next Hot Thing?
- From Wired:
> Some people believe that, right now, a quiet revolution is taking--
> place. In cities like London, San Francisco, Boston and New York,
> the ranks of bicycle riders are swelling with the rise of a new
> breed: the urban biker.
> Traffic snarls, soaring gas prices and worries about global warming
> have prompted a big boost in cycling, affecting even places like
> Los Angeles -- America's freeway capital -- that have traditionally
> given bicycles the cold shoulder.
> "What's really happened in the past year is a cultural shift," says
> Monica Howe, 31-year-old outreach coordinator for the Los Angeles
> County Bicycle Coalition.