Saturday, September 22, 2007

Winnipeg - World Car-Free Day

According to the University of Winnipeg's student newspaper

The Uniter, Bogota, Columbia has closed off the entire 7-million people city to private automobiles to observe a type of World Car-Free day called ciclovia. In Winnipeg, Manitoba, citizens got on their bikes, paraded with a marching band, occupied a car dealership parking lot, closed off a street block, jousted tall bikes, and played street hockey ~ all thirty of us. View photos.