It’s all about who we elect

With the recent win of bike friendly advocate Eric Cowan to DISD Board of Trustees, it’s important to note that what truly moves a city forward is electing officials who are passionate about changing the status quo. The video below shows Long Beach’s recent change to a major bicycle friendly community, all due to the community electing bicycle advocates to the city council:

“About 3 years ago, citizens elected a bunch of bicyclists to the City Council…they gave direction to the city staff that said, ‘we want to make this a great bike city.'”

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