Wednesday, September 3, 2008

In praise of the 'green' commute - Omaha World Herald

In praise of the 'green' commute

Dozens of Omaha and Lincoln readers responded to a World-Herald invitation to share their experiences walking or riding bicycles or motorcycles to work. However, bicyclists were in the majority.

Although some were motivated by gas prices that occasionally hovered around $4 a gallon this summer, others said they have cycled to work for years, or were motivated by health factors.

Mark W. Fuller of Omaha, who works for Perot Systems Corp., said he got rid of his car in June and now bicycles everywhere, including to work, the supermarket and the Old Market.

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