News, Analysis and Opinion for the Informed Boulder Resident
Monday June 24th 2019

Support the Blue Line

Subscribe to the Blue Line

That's what she said

city council transportation energy municipalization xcel housing urban planning april fools bicycles climate action election 2011 density boulder county open space affordable housing election agriculture renewables CU local food climate change election 2013 development jefferson parkway youth pedestrian election 2015 preservation Rocky Flats election 2017 recreation BVSD immigration mountain bikes boards and commissions decarbonization transit urban design GMOs fracking plan boulder farming fires wildlife colorado politics downtown architecture smart regs new era colorado plutonium natural gas journalism homeless planning board transit village parking commuting ghgs radioactive waste land use taxes rental height limits coal historic preservation april fools 2015 walkability historic district diversity energy efficiency Neighborhoods population growth flood students growth North Boulder gardens arts education election 2010 election 2018 solar bus water supply zoning University Hill nutrition RTD bike lane electric utility library safety sprawl groundwater water quality election 2012 affairs of the heart april fools 2016 renewable energy organic flood plain planning reserve mayor zero waste blue line wetlands county commissioners hogan-pancost politics electric vehicle hazardous waste transportation master plan obama longmont ballot right-sizing street design colorado legislature solar panels PV recycling golden comprehensive plan climate smart loan diagonal plaza Mapleton campaign finance bears flood mitigation conservation easement epa food boulder junction congestion pesticide road diet drought election 2016 planning inequality bus rapid transit flooding oil daily camera climate change deniers automobile PUC children ecocycle community cycles BVCP Newlands community league of women voters wind power public health ken wilson david miller sam weaver mlk crime civil rights boulder creek west tsa contamination city attorney al bartlett public spaces green points technology EV Orchard Grove marijuana Whittier arizona

Local Messenger Service to Provide Bicycle Ambulances in Boulder


Get-It-There, a Boulder bicycle messenger business, is expanding its services. “Our plan is to use our fastest bicycle messengers to pick up patients from all over Boulder County in our customized Burleys™ and deliver them to local hospital emergency rooms,” said bicycle ambulance owner Skip Freewheel, referring to the popular bike trailer brand. “We’ll have a trained companion animal in the trailer with you to tend to your wounds…well, lick them most likely.”

bicycle ambulancesml

Mr. Freewheel thinks Get-You-There, the new division of Get-It-There, will be a great alternative for non-motorists to get to the hospital in a green way that helps preserve the environment. When asked if people wouldn’t prefer an automotive ambulance, Mr. Freewheel shouted, “Bikes rule, cars drool!” and added, “ You probably wouldn’t have made it anyway dude.”

This post originally appeared in the 2016 April Fool’s issue of the Blue Line.

Rate this article: 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What do you think? Leave a comment!

You must be logged in to post a comment.