Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Attracting Attention

We've made it to the International Herald Tribune.
New Orleans' first bicycle lane opened Tuesday, taking riders through neighborhoods scarred by poverty and Hurricane Katrina but also representing the kind of progressive thinking planners hope will bring people back to hard-hit areas.

The 3-mile white-striped path winds along St. Claude Avenue, through the Lower 9th Ward and to the St. Bernard Parish line, past areas slowly recovering from the August 2005 storm.

Now the whole world knows. What'll they say when some 18-wheeler mows down its first cyclist?

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