by Byron on Dec 14, 2009 at 11:19 AM
We’ve been following the goings on in Copenhagen – watching for bikes, following KK+ - and today stories from Reuters, LA Times, and The Independent realize that “bikes are a good solution for the climate, the economy and the poor.” Or even simpler, “Biking is just the easiest way to get around here.”
Photo: uploaded by KK+
The world is gathered in Copenhagen for the U.N. climate summit, but Denmark”s bicycle-friendly capital has also given its name to a movement of cities trying to find a kinder way to commute.
Many cities around the world, including some in the U.S., are putting the focus on bicycles for short trips. And they’re making it happen. Shouldn’t Los Angeles go with the flow?
If the world’s grandees pay close attention when they land in Copenhagen for December’s UN climate-change conference, they might just find the eco solutions they need under their feet, says Robin Barton
Photo: Reuters Pictures via Daylife