Bike City

Courtney Ehrlichman makes the commute to her Carnegie Mellon University job with her young daughter on an Xtracycle fitted with a Hooptie. That’s a bicycle designed to haul cargo with a child carrier attached. And it’s part of the changing street scene in Pittsburgh…

…Pittsburgh has become a top city for bike and pedestrian commuters, according to a recent national benchmarking report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking … Only Boston, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco have higher rates of combined bike and pedestrian commuting.