From Metro: Helping To Pedal Out of Poverty

By LIFT on June 2, 2011

Categories: News, Our Work, Social Connections


Mayor Thomas Menino yesterday helped present 18 new bicycles from the Boston Bikes Roll It Forward program to clients of LIFT, a nonprofit organizationthat works to combat poverty and expand opportunity for all in cities across the country. The Roll It Forward program collects and distributes used bicycles to low-income residents of Boston who can use them as a cheaper alternative tomotor vehicle and public transportation.