Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Question What does Roanoke and Birmingham Have that Philly Doesn't?

Answer: Pedicabs

Yes we are the backwater of hired transportation. Today's Metro highlights the story of how Chariots of Philly was run out of town by L&I and an unkown entity who complained about the service at Eagle games.

Meanwhile look at today's entries on Google News

A pedicab puts the city up really close (NYC)
Philadelphia Inquirer, Travel Section - Feb 1, 2009

Pedicabs Beat DC Gridlock
CBS News, NY - Jan 19, 2009

Bike Taxi's May Be In Birmingham's Future

Customers on board with pedicab service in Roanoke, VA - Jan 28, 2009

If you haven't before do so now Sign the Petition to bring back pedicabs to Philadelphia.