Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Bikes on the bus

busbiker040408
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When I moved to California in 1998 I didn't have a car for about six months. To get to work I rode my bike and took the bus. I loved that you could put your bike on a rack in the front part of the bus. I had never seen that before. Now it doesn't surprise me that much but I still think is a really good idea. At my bus stop there are always commuters with their helmets on waiting to put their bikes on the bus and continue their journey.
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Cuando me mudé a California en 1998 pasé unos seis meses sin coche. Para ir al trabajo iba en bicicleta y en autobús. Los autobuses tenían una rejilla en la parte delantera para llevar bicis. Nunca había visto algo parecido. Me pareció una idea fantástica. Ahora este sistema ya no me sorprende tanto pero sigo pensando que se trata de una idea muy buena. En mi parada siempre suele haber una o dos personas con sus bicis esperando para ponerlas en el autobús y continuar su trayecto.

7 comments:

  1. Bonitas as aguarelas do Zoo.

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  2. É uma boa ideia. Vi esse sistema em Cuba. Os teus desenhos são sempre bons, mas os meus favoritos são estes, feitos nos transportes públicos.

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  3. Anonymous3:51 PM

    I really enjoy your sketches. What sort of pen do you use when you do these?

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  4. hi anonymous, i use Pigma Micron 0.8 pens

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  5. thanks for the compliment - but I could see that you are also a sketch dependant… au revoir !

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  6. Anonymous9:33 PM

    I was riding a crowded bus in san francisco once and these two people put their bikes on the front and they saw their bikes being ridden away by other people as the bus left a stop...I think it's a cool system too and I put my bike there but I always wonder about that possibility...it's very trusting

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