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We need some good strong-hearted riders to join our team! If you want a job working with awesome people that pays you to get exercise, be outside all day, and get lots of local farm veggies, all while making a real impact on our urban ecology, then this is for you!
Once upon a time i met a farmer named Tim Cook. You can imagine all of us here at Metro Pedal Power were very intrigued when he told me of the bicycle powered tractor he was building. But you don’t even have to imagine check it out here is a photo This pic is from[…]
Freedom from fossil fuels is the dream inter-dependence on each other is the reality
We are pretty proud that the Power to the Pedals documentary has had so many screenings since the Boston premier last April, and very excited to announce the next one! The 30 min documentary about Metro Pedal Power and Wenzday Jane will be screening again in Cambridge on March 2nd 2015. This event will include[…]
I started researching worker-owned cooperative structures early on in the development of my business. My questions about workplace environments and dynamics were some of the main reasons i decided to go into business. research was part of my homework to figure out what the heck i was doing. I even drafted legal documents to share ownership and had meetings to engage employees as owners, etc. […]
We had a pretty intense wind storm yesterday, and while we are thankful that the snow did not match in intensity, we were still intimidated by the high winds blowing us around in the streets. Then i saw THIS For some reason, after i looked at the visualization of the storm from space (check out[…]
What, exactly, is the difference between gentrification and prosperity?
I mean if the neighborhood you live in is prosperous, the people around you are doing well and thriving – isn’t that a good thing?
Perhaps the problem is that “market value” is too often being driven by forces that have nothing to do with the individual prosperity of the residents… forces such as “city planners”, zoning boards, and corporate developers.
Sometimes I do.
Sometimes I hold my breath when a particularly exhausty van or truck rumbles past me … I have this instinct to avoid inhaling the fumes. However, this can be problematic on a bike, cuz you sometimes need every breath, so missing a few breaths can really put you behind.
I noticed this today when I found myself inadvertently keeping pace with both a delivery truck and a big ass tour bus, along with the rest of the motor vehicle traffic all heading down Mass Ave from Cambridge to Boston. …Man, waiting at red lights, staring down the tailpipe of a bus….. do you wonder why cyclists don’t like to stop at red lights? I kept wishing that I practiced more pranayama. But the thing is I couldn’t […]
Today MetroPed teamed up with the Charles River Transportation Management Association and Petsi Pies to bring bicycle commuters a free breakfast along the Minuteman Bike Path at the Alewife T station. With scones, coffee, and bicycle schwag in hand, we thanked our fellow for choosing the bicycle as their mode of transportation.