[TheThinkTank] carbon credits

Urban Bike Project Wilmington, DE urbanbikeproject at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 11:30:55 PDT 2009



Is a website you should check out with something along the lines of promise
bikes. Though I don't believe companies/people are buying carbon credits, it
seems like a good way to keep track of the miles/credits more closely.


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-a 501(c)3 non-profit bike shop-
1908 N. Market Street (entrance is in the parking lot behind the building)
Wilmington, DE 19802

Thursday 6:30-9:00
Saturday 1:00-4:00

Visit us online at http://urbanbikeproject.org

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 4:12 AM, james blesdoe <jamesbleds0e at yahoo.com>wrote:

> The idea I am proposing is  regional, self administered, self funded and
> self actualized programs. I do not want to wait for government or private
> bureaucracy to sanction or fund the real value of our cycling activities.
> A Promise Bikes is actually a commitment made by a bicycle rider to use a
> bicycle as the primary transportation device in their life. There are
> several ways participants can enroll in a promise bike program.
> 1. To pledge to use a bicycle with in a specific geographical area.
> 2. To pledge to use a bicycle and pubic transportation for all
> transportation.
> 3. Agree to log or document miles ridden.
> 4. Professional cyclist IE. messengers and racers.
> 5. Documented group rides, critical mass like rides where people use
> bicycles recreationally and in doing so are choosing to ride instead of
> drive for and evening.
> i use critical mass as an example because it is more well known  but i
> really have  midnight ridazz in mind.  http://www.midnightridazz.com/ is a
> social phenomena started  in Los Angales in 2003  Passing out serialized
> spoke cards and then riding twenty or thirty miles can add up quickly.
> Jim
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