I got an unexpected email this morning from the Bicycle Transportation Alliance. The local bike advocacy group is working on their major fundraising event of the year, The Alice Awards and Auction (set for April 23rd); but instead of announcing the winners at the gala like usual, they decided to share the winners today.
Why? Here’s how the BTA puts it:
“…These individuals did not sit back and wait for the movement to come their way. “Why wait?” they asked. Instead, they took stock of their resources, looked to their allies and partners, and seized the moment of transformation.
Inspired by the actions of these individuals, the BTA asks the same question of ourselves. “Why wait?” Why keep the knowledge to ourselves, when we are bursting to shout it out to the world?”
So, without further ado, below are the 2011 Alice Award winners (a.k.a. “Bike Superheroes”):[Read more…]