PARK(ing) Day: Laid Back and Literal

Without a word of protest, San Francisco's Rebar Group leads the 5th annual worldwide event which highlights the need for public green space.

"In Burlington, Vermont, those who occupied downtown parking spaces for three hours last Friday - and fed the meters to avoid being ticketed - were described as 'a decidedly mellow coalition' of activists. They served bicycle-powered fruit smoothies to passersby. They handed out homemade scones. And they distributed literature 'extolling the virtues of reclaiming urban landscapes (even temporarily) from a culture that devotes entirely too much space to cars'"

Thanks to Renee Brutvan

Full Story: Activists take to the streets, in a mellow way, for PARK(ing) Day

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