I drive slow now. Like under the speed limit slow. Maybe it’s because I allow more time to get places. Maybe it’s because I’m used to seeing things go by more slowly. Or maybe it’s because from the seat of a bike I’ve learned how much quieter and more pleasant a neighborhood becomes when everyone drives slower.
About the Bike Commute Diaries: In honor of National Bike Month, I’m sharing 31 short, sweet and surprising things I’ve discovered about bike commuting, one for each day in May. Happy National Bike Month!