Disasters bring out the best in our communities. Check out this post to see how bicycle advocates and enthusiasts in New York City are using their passion to help urbanites who are stuck without power or access to mass transit.
Today started early with a trip uptown to meet Colin Beavan, the No Impact Man. Thankfully we never arranged to rent bikes for the trip (due to people feeling uncomfortable riding in the city) because it poured. Colin did not speak extensively about his own project, which was fine because we were supposed to have been quite familiar with it already through reading his book and watching the movie. Instead he focused on activism and individual action. Continue reading