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Promote urban cycling in a city with high automobile dependency. Less cars, noise and pollution. More safety and a healthier economy. An idea from Joan
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Check http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automobile_dependency and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainable_transportation
Possibly the economic crisis in the Mediterranean countries will help. For example the following news item reports that the use of bicycles has increased a lot in Greece. Still, these countries need support and creative ideas from the Dutch: the country with the highest bicycle/capita rate. There is work to be done over there! We need to inspire our co-Europeans and make them choose the most sustainable transport that exists: the "fiets"!
I don't know if it is sustainable on the long run, but I recently read an article on www.good.is about a $9 cardboard bike. Quite impressive. Watch the video below or check the article: http://www.good.is/post/cycle-on-the-recycled-a-9-cardboard-bike-set-to-enter-production-in-israel/
Izhar cardboard bike projecthttps://vimeo.com/37584656
Film-maker & producer: Giora Kariv. firstname.lastname@example.org Photography: Uri Ackerman Contact for the bike: email@example.com For more information and...
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