31 Oct '12, 11pm

Post-Sandy, bike generators bring joy to NYC in the form of charged gadgets

Post-Sandy, bike generators bring joy to NYC in the form of charged gadgets

Post-Sandy, bike generators bring joy to NYC in the form of charged gadgets By Susie Cagle Post-superstorm, cell charges are waning and urban dwellers are getting cranky. Or are they? It seems there’s some good neighborly cheer happening amidst the flood waters, as drawn here by Kate Beaton . Kate Beaton Elsewhere in New York City, the direct-action group Time’s Up has also been providing bike-generated charges on the streets, to the surprise and delight of locals. ⚉ @nyctimesup ‘s bicycle-powered generator runs a water pump (and recharges people’s phones) after #sandy flic.kr/p/dprzak #BikeNYC — jymdyer (@jymdyer) October 31, 2012 Brennan Cavanaugh We already know freak storms like Sandy will become less freaky and more normal in the coming years, but what about bike-generated recovery? Can we make that normal too? Susie Cagle writes and draws news for Grist. She also wri...

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grist.org 31 Oct '12, 11pm

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