As the Greek economy tanks and the center of Athens becomes jammed with protesters, more and more Athenians are turning to bicycles as a means of getting about the city. Until recently, it was mostly the poor or foolhardy who considered bicycling in Athens’ notorious traffic. But new converts say they are saving gas money and getting to work despite the strikes and protests.
More at National Public Radio: Athenians Take To Bicycles To Ride Out Crisis.
For more info about the Podilates group –> Podilates.gr (Greek to me, here’s the Google Translate version.