On the lighter side

Children on rollerblades and bicyclesMost of us share a common childhood memory, riding our bikes, it was a right of passage. First learning to ride, maybe at an event similar to the MPO’s annual Bike Safety Rodeo, again when you were finally allowed to leave your block. A recent piece on National Public Radio looks at an interesting trend, the sci-fi nostalgia of kids on bikes. It takes a fun look at how we frame bike riding in 20th century suburbs. It’s an interesting take on Hollywood’s treatment bikes and their symbol of personal freedom. Follow this link.