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Old 12-23-08, 04:43 PM   #1
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UPS Delivery By Bike in Salem Oregon

I posted this to my blog, and it's been picked up by a few blogs as well, but thought I'd share here my video of a local UPS delivery being done on bike!

Edit: guess I can't embed....here's the link to the video:

http://vimeo.com/2597307


Thanks!
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Old 12-23-08, 06:18 PM   #2
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Very cool!
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Old 12-25-08, 12:04 AM   #3
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they are doing it here in yakima as well
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Old 12-25-08, 03:40 PM   #4
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that's great!
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Old 12-25-08, 03:47 PM   #5
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OK, sorry but I'll be the grinch here.

This is a cheap publicity stunt by UPS, it makes no economic or practical sense at all. Look at how many parcels can be carried at a time, if they only used bikes for two days the system would totally explode. It's a joke, and a bad one.
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The bike delivery can't completely replace trucks, but there should be a niche for it. For example, in congested downtown streets where the trucks tend to block traffic. If they would invest in something like this:

it would be even better.
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