To understand people who shop by bike in Cambridge and inspire others to join them, Green Streets collaborated with Cambridge Bicycle Safety and interviewed folks in and around Cambridge who run everyday errands on bike. Enjoy snippets of their stories below. (They're each 30 seconds or less!)
Jacklyn: Most efficient
Alice: ... and it's fun!
John: Like filling a car's trunk with groceries
Yash: Cambridge is bike -friendly
Jill: Can't imagine life without it!
Jon: It makes me happy.
Benjamin: Car too expensive
Sarah: Such a great area
Wallace: Contribute to the local community
Michal: 95% of shopping is
Michael: I like popping into
David: Pick up a bike and just... go!
Kevin: Go for the short
Janie: It's a blast!
Lauren: Do several errands at the same time
“Now in my early 70s, my bike is how I get to appointments, to classes, and errands”
If you, too, are shop by bike in Cambridge want to share your story in writing or video, send us a clip or an email!
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For more information on how to outfit yourself to shop by bike, reach out to Mark Boswell, a member of Cambridge Bicycle Safety, the Cambridge Bicycle Committee, and a League of American Cyclists certified instructor.
If you'd like to share similar stories within your own community, workplace, organization by seeing our online brochure and reach out to us!
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