Thursday, May 18, 2006


Miami Herald: Few trading cars for pedal power

A recent Miami Herald commentary...

Miami Herald, Monday May 15, 2006: Few trading cars for pedal power

With gas at $3 per gallon, bicycling to work would be easier on the wallet. But few do it.


On an average weekday morning, Juliette Albernas, who lives in Shenandoah, takes her two kids to school by biking with them to the Coconut Grove Metrorail station.


They're denizens of a brave new world of out-of-sight gas prices who have traded their cars, trucks and SUVs for pedal power.

But they're few and far between. Even in sunny South Florida, one thing soaring gas prices haven't done is get many more people to bike to work.

Continued at the Miami Herald...

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