Thursday, May 17, 2007

Paris Embraces Plan to Become City of Bikes

This report came out in March and generated a lot of interest:

by John Ward Anderson; The Washington Post; March 23, 2007

Paris is for lovers -- lovers of food and art and wine, lovers of the romantic sort and, starting this summer, lovers of bicycles.

On July 15, the day after Bastille Day, Parisians will wake up to discover thousands of low-cost rental bikes at hundreds of high-tech bicycle stations scattered throughout the city, an ambitious program to cut traffic, reduce pollution, improve parking and enhance the city's image as a greener, quieter, more relaxed place.


photo credit: The Washington Post

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