Profile Photo Contest!

Join the Livable Streets Community by May 13 for a chance to win this awesome bike gift basket! That’s
right — it’s a bike basket doubling as a gift basket, packed with
goodies including a mini bike pump, fold-up hex wrench set, an "I Love my
Bike" bell, and more.

basket.JPGAll you have to do is join the Community — and post a
profile photo — between today and Wednesday, May 13 to get yourself in
the running. Already a member? Just add or update a photo by the 13th
and you too could win.

Why else should you join?

  • We’re building a national network of livable streets advocates. Your
    membership will grow the movement and help coordinate our advocacy
    efforts. We’re glad you’re reading Streetsblog, but it’s time to take
    it a step further.
  • Membership gives you a bundle of benefits, like the ability to contact
    other members, contribute to StreetsWiki, open and join groups, and keep
    abreast of  Community activity with our new account pages.
  • To celebrate bike month!

Thanks to B’s Bikes in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for their generous
donation of this classic woven bike basket and its contents. Please
note that profile images can be uploaded in jpeg, gif, and most png formats and
will be judged on originality. Contact info [at] livablestreets [dot] com
with any questions.

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