by Ian Robinson
Last week, some folks dedicated to saving the world through spending your money on silly stuff wanted the City of Calgary to cough up $2.5 million to set up a bike-share program downtown.
You know, you plug your credit card into a rack, you get a bike of some sort to ride around on.
This is a fabulous idea.
Frantic for a bike
Personally, I can’t count the number of times I’ve been downtown and frantically began patting all my pockets in a fruitless search before realizing: “Holy crap! I’ve forgotten my bicycle at home!
If only there was some way I could rent one from the City of Calgary!” Or.
Okay. Maybe if I was drunk or something, but then again, I’ve done stuff while drunk that makes some of the antics in The Hangover look like a Baptist picnic. Read more…