On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 01:58:19PM -0000, reikiman wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "soappedaler" <soappedaler@...> wrote:
> > Saw this article yesterday and thought "wouldn't it be great if bike commute
> > stories weren't such a novelty and were the norm" This sure wouldn't be news in
> > Copenhagen.
> Amen.. however, to change things like the prevailing consensus opinion requires
> some form of education such that the public groks they can do their lives a
> different way. That will involve some amount of news articles, yes? (as just
> one part of the change of prevailing consensus opinion)
> I am a (part time) journalist covering green transportation as well as one
> whose experiments with clean transportation includes an electric bicycle w/
> xtracycle. I'm doing the journalism partly because it's a way to educate others
> (lord knows journalism isn't exactly a hot profession right now).
> - David Herron
Our family is a two-xtracycle, no car family largely due to reading a
blog (carfreewithkids.blogspot.com) about another family doing it a few
years ago. We turned around and started our own blog largely because we
hoped that more families would be inspired like we were.