“Bikes prove useful in Sandy aftermath,” reads PBEM home page. The idea that bicycles can play a large role in how cities respond to natural disasters continues to gain momentum. What started as something of a niche curiosity here in Portland, has matured into a serious topic of discussion among bike advocates and the national … Read more
East Village residents happily hop onto a free bike-powered charging station provided by activist group Times Up.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Bushwick resident Avery Brooks rides past piles of bricks that fell of a building near Kent Ave. in Williamsburg. (Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) After last night’s dramatic storm, New Yorkers woke up this morning to see what Sandy had left behind. She made a mess. A big mess.