Bikes Deemed Too Dangerous for Democratic Convention
"Despite the efforts of Bikes Belong to bring 1,000 free "rental" bicycles to Denver for the Democratic National Convention this month, there will be no bike parking at either the Pepsi Center or Invesco Field during the events. The Secret Service has declared that bicycles are a security risk bringing back images of the police crackdown on NYC Critical Mass in August of 2004."
"Organizers tell the Colorado Independent that there are plenty of other efforts to make the DNC a green convention, especially involving transportation. These efforts include providing bio-fuel and hybrid transit options, special parking for hybrid vehicles, and a carbon offset program."
Thanks to Damien Newton