Notes for OWS Bike Coalition 2/21/2012

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Intros:
Mandolin
Esther
Jack
Malory
Josh
Lizz
Joe
Bike Resources:
Discussion: What do you want to see from this working group??
Free Cycle
Talk to Shen (SIS) about storage
-Use bikes as Pedi-Cabs
Place in Williams burg gives free helmets
No bikes w/o helmets
Should bikes be stored or given to Occupiers?
People need to go through safety training classes before receiving
bike
Discussed getting $10 metro cards as apposed to unlimited
Bike and Roll selling bikes 40 bikes ~ $2500-4000
Asking individuals for donated time in exchange for bike (Times up,
otherwise)
Housing may approve budget proposal for bikes
Set up kickstarter + Bank account
Coordinate Bike Share so bikes get more use
DOT is launching bike share this year (Beat them to it)
Mobile bike repair unit costs $500
Pedi cabs/ Bike repair can generate funds
Salvage bike materials and coordinate X up space
Add outreach resources to living doc

Announcements:
F27: Seed exchange @ the Stock Exchange: Reclaim the food supply
Flyering/ Wheat pasting
-Bike Ride@ 2:00 pm Liberty-LES
-Seeding @ 12:00
-Garden Tour

F29:
Shut Down the Corps.
-Pop up 9:00am Bryant park
-Shut down pfizer+BoA
-Bike Swarm

Friday crit mass @ 7:00pm union sq.
-Soft block to prevent police from following

Sunday Town Sq.
12:00pm
-Set up bike repair table

 

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