Parisian Mayor Bertrand Delanoe and his deputy Denis Baupin of the Green Party -- the man charged with transportation issues in Paris -- . . . want to convert their fellow citizens to the healthy and ecologically sound transportation option of bike travel. On July 15 . . . Paris will introduce a citywide system of public bike rentals called Vélib, intended to give pedal power to the people.The full article is here, and I encourage you to check out the photos. Look at all those bike racks. Now THAT's bicycle parking!
Tuesday, July 03, 2007
Paris on wheels
Here's an update on the budding French romance with the bicycle, from the English edition of Der Spiegel: