[Image via North Division Bike Shop]
Spokane gets behind transit in a big way - STA has earned the respect of Spokane voters. Needing 50%, voters are so far overwhelmingly backing (65%) the renewal of 3/10s of 1 percent sales tax for operations (3 cents on a $10 purchase). With the first million-passenger month within our grasp, this vote is a clear sign that transit is seen as providing high value to Spokane-area residents.
Bikes to cars: PWNED! - It's official: Bikes are produced at a rate of more than twice that of cars reaching a number of more than 130 million in 2007 while cars topped out at 52 million. The potential for more growth is huge as more biking infrastructure in cities means commuting by bike will be a more viable option. So go on, hug a BAB member.