Tuesday, April 19, 2005

High-Rise Pit Stop: Charging Up at the Y

An energy-efficient vehicle was parked on the side of the downtown YMCA yesterday. A small electric motor had been added to the low-slung, three-wheel bicycle. The odd-looking contraption wasn't the only thing worth gawking over. Whoever owned the machine had decided to recharge its batteries by running an extension chord up to a 10th floor window.