Strive not to drive week continues after the ever exciting “Crosstown Getaround”

Each spring, Asheville on Bikes Executive Director Mike Sule and other advocates help organize a Strive Not to Drive campaign to encourage multimodal transit.
Each spring, Asheville on Bikes Executive Director Mike Sule and other advocates help organize a Strive Not to Drive campaign to encourage multimodal transit. Photo by Jake Frankel

Yesterday the annual strive not to drive week festivities, promoted by the active Asheville on bikes group, carried on with a competition between three hand picked contestants. A driver, a biker and a pedestrian all ran the same errands to see what the quickest way to get around downtown asheville and run errands really is. Mountain Xpress reporter emeritus, Jake Frankel, covered the event in a story board of tweets. The tweets came from observers responsible for refereeing the three contestants and keeping them honest.

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Able studied political science and history at Warren Wilson College. He enjoys travel, dance, games, theater, blacksmithing and the great outdoors. Follow me @AbleLAllen

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