Monday, April 14, 2008

Hemispere Magazine on Carfree Movement in USA

A carfree article from an unusual source:

Roads Less Traveled, By David Butwin / Illustration by Gina Triplett

An international car-free revolution is under way, as travelers are won over to greenways, those scenic and serviceable corridors that link neighborhoods, cities, parks, and the charms of rural countryside.

When Landon Hilliard goes to work in Boulder, Colorado, he props his bike on the front rack of a city bus. His job: promoting safe, healthy ways for kids to get to school—by foot, bike, skateboard, scooter—any way but car. Many days, he bikes home the seven miles.


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