In the News: Bicycling for Short Trips
July 17, 2008
With gas prices surpassing $4 per gallon, bicycling has been making headlines all summer as a convenient, affordable transportation option. Bicycle retailers throughout the country are reporting increased sales. Customers are coming to shops looking for new bikes—especially commuter models—or bringing in old bikes for repair.
This is good news for bicycling. More and more people are getting back on their bikes or trying out two wheels for the first time. Major newspapers and television networks have been running stories that showcase bicycling as a cost-effective way to get around town. Bikes Belong has been providing perspective and statistics to help paint a positive picture of bicycling.
Check out some of the recent stories about how gas prices are affecting bike sales.
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams - Part 1
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams - Part 2
CBS Evening News with Katie Couric
CBS Morning News