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Friday Film Fun: Bikes Make Life Better by People For Bikes

Posted May 13 2011 10:47am

Today’s short is a very cool use of lighting to envision a better world created by more people cycling instead of driving. It the film was shot in the capital of car culture, Los Angeles, and was produced by People For Bikes , a coalition seeking a petition of over 1 million Americans calling for safe streets for people on bikes: “We all know that when people ride bikes, life is better. In this short video, we bring this idea to life as riders trigger projectors throughout a city, transforming an urban environment into a vibrant, colorful world. A world made better, by bikes.”

Speaking of cool project, Old Guy on Two Wheels author Tim Starry put together this testimonial about the Austin Yellow Bike Project. It may not be as flashy as the People for Bikes video, but YBP is doing great things every day to empower people in our community through bikes.

Tim Starry; Supporter, Yellow Bike Project from I Live Here, I Give Here on Vimeo .

You can support the YBP by attending their birthday party and cargo bike raffle this Saturday.

Yellow Bike Project Birthday Party & Cargo Bike Raffle
Saturday, May 14, 4 PM- Midnight
Austin Yellow Bike Project HQ, 1216 Webberville Rd

YBP is celebrating its 14th year on Saturday, May 14th – 4pm to 12am – FREE ADMISSION.   There will be contra-dancing,  Austin Bike Zoo critters, live music,  great food/drink, AND we will be raffling a brand-new, custom cargo bike for only $10/ticket.  Where’s the party?  Right here at home – 1216 Webberville Rd.  Be there or be square.

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