Why we don't have enough money for safe, and active transportation. Plus a real soultion on how to fix it the grass roots way!
Please meet Jody of Mobile Medicine in Bellingham, WA. Does it get any better then having a nurse practitioner or ARNP by bicycle?! I thought this was a very inspiring, and just wanted to share with our readers! This is a wonderful story, Jody - near or far, thank you so much for offering medicine by bicycle.
(Chris) 1. What inspired you to offer medical care, and treatment by bike?
This Halloween, Green Wheels participated in the Arcata Main Street trick or treat event around the Plaza. We handed out healthy and fun snacks to trick or treaters and decked out our "monster bikes" for a ride around town. Check out the fun pictures!
It's easy to forget that this is a big part of the reason why a lot of us ride bikes for transportation.
This morning I was making breakfast and a great story came on NPR Morning Edition about cyclists taking back the streets in Tijuana, Mexico - over 300 participants every Wednesday night helping to increase awareness of cycling - so cool! Here is the link.
We’ve been staying in South East Portland with my in-laws the last week or two in a neighborhood called Ladd’s Addition. I wanted to post about it because it is a beautiful walkable neighborhood with plenty of connectivity that works with an unusual street lay-out.
I went to the courthouse this morning to testify on the county letter to the NCRA commenting on their Rail-With-Trail draft guidelines, and had a little run-in with security.
It seems that forks are not permitted in the County Courthouse anymore. They found one as my bag went through the metal detector and told me so.
"You can take it back outside and leave it in your car," one of the guards said.
"I took the bus here. Is there any way you can hold on to it, and I can come pick it up on my way out?"
As an avid backcountry skier and sustainable transportation nut, I have often pondered the possibility of doing a little ski trip by bicycle. This guy beat me to it.