Interview: Ed on Vancouver’s green movement, bikes and more

Ed talked with The Globe and Mail prior to the B.C. Land Awards about living efficiently, bike riding and more:

For all its environmental pioneering, California is still very much a car culture. Vancouver city council has, controversially, installed a series of dedicated bike lanes – taking lanes away from cars. Would that fly in L.A.?

I don’t know, but I’m an advocate of that. One of the most insane things I’ve witnessed for many years – and I don’t know how I’d explain it to intelligent life in the universe that landed here – is this: “There’s this guy here who drove his BMW 10 or 15 miles to the gymnasium. He walks inside – and what does he do once he gets there? He gets on a bicycle and pedals, going nowhere. And what do we do with that energy? Nothing.”

Read the full story: “Ed Begley Jr. reflects on boycott lists and riding a bicycle to make toast

Posted in Interviews by / October 21st, 2012 / Comments Off

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