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Old Posted May 11, 2008, 1:47 PM
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Walk & Roll reminds San Antonians there's an alternative to driving.

Walk & Roll challenges S.A.'s car-oriented culture

Web Posted: 05/11/2008 12:44 AM CDT

John Tedesco
Express-News

Pickup trucks and lonely highways. That's an image of Texas so strong, it helped lure Toyota to San Antonio to build a truck manufacturing plant.

But it also makes San Antonio a tough place to work if you're Lydia Kelly, who has an unenviable job title: Bicycle/Pedestrian Transportation Planner.

Kelly works for the Metropolitan Planning Organization, which threw the fifth annual Walk & Roll event Saturday at the Botanical Gardens to preach the benefits of walking, bicycling and mass transit. The San Antonio Express-News helped sponsor the event.



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