Re: [carfree_cities] Fwd: "Lessons From Katrina" - New VTPI Paper
- =v= I know of several "community bike" efforts that are fixing
up bikes to send to the hurricane-stricken regions. There are
efforts that collect unused (or junked) bicycles and make them
rideable, generally training young people in bike mechanic
skills along the way.
=v= American teevee news prattles on and on about how so few
gas stations are operating, so people can't drive. Community
bikes are offering a real solution, and demand is great.
=v= Here's a network of some U.S. community bike efforts:
This isn't comprehensive, though. You could do a web search to
find such an effort local to you, and see if you can help them.