Anyone who’s moseyed around downtown the past few days has surely noticed Denver’s turned into a spoke-and-handlebar town. Not only are theFreewheelin free bikes
turning the streets into a sea of green, but Denver’s many pedicabs are out in force day and night. And in the heat and commotion, these pedal-powered taxis seem to be hot commodities. Delegates are riding them up the mall when the buses are shut down due to protests, celebs like Kanye West have beenspotted
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three-wheelin’ it multiple times and even the fuzz arereportedly using
the modern-day rickshaws to get around.
The Wall Street Journal decided it was a story worth covering, blabbing all about it in yesterday’s edition. The story notes how local entrepreneur Steve Meyer has helped build the pedicab industry in Denver and around the world – though if you want the full story on Meyer and Denver’s other pedicab prophets, go here. – Joel Warner