Bucks for biking

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Biking to work can net you 5 euro a day from 22 to 26 September, if you live along one of the five designated routes of the Fiets Filevrij campaign. The organizers, local and national governments and cyclists’ unions, hope to call attention to the use of bicycles as a means to reduce the rampant traffic jam problem. After registration participants have to print out their own bar code which they must then scan at booths along the bicycling routes. The routes are all between cities, and therefore longish.

Photo: Fiets Filevrij. Via Dagelinks (Dutch).

3 Comments »

  1. And people working from home get zip because they don’t cause any traffic problems in the first place…

    Comment by Orangemaster — September 9, 2008 @ 9:22 am

  2. Sorry to be so shallow, but that model is hot.

    Comment by Darth Paul — September 11, 2008 @ 10:47 pm

  3. […] to get Paris-style self-service cycle points [via e.CAN 166] and some Dutch cycle commuters will get €5 per day for a week in September for riding particularly congested routes [thanks […]

    Pingback by Speedlinking 16 September 2008 » Treadly and Me — September 16, 2008 @ 1:16 am

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