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if Palo Alto is so bicycle-friendly, why don't we have a bicycle taxi service like in Mountain View?

Original post made by Steve on Jan 15, 2010

Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro: Web Link

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Posted by Visitor to Ireland, a resident of Palo Verde
on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:36 am

Dublin (Ireland) has been using free bicycle rickshaw taxis around the city for several years. They are funded by advertising and powered by fit young students and really do exist.

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Posted by Steve, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:43 am

These would be a great idea to help reduce traffic, reduce drunk driving, reduce pollution, and bring more customers to local businesses.


Posted by just thinkin', a resident of Midtown
on Jan 19, 2010 at 2:53 pm

Would you pedal a pedicab down University on a Friday night???? For tips???


Posted by Steve, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:16 pm

Is University Ave. so much more dangerous than Castro Street? I don't read about people being robbed by crooks with assault rifles on University Ave.


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