Jennifer Granholm rode her bicycle to her work at Michigan's capital in Lansing, Michigan several times a week during the Summer of 2008 as part of an effort to demonstrate to citizens how they could save money and help the environment. The residence of the Governor, where Jennifer Granholm lived at the time, is about 3 miles from the Capital. In addition to riding a bicycle, Jennifer Granholm also rode the public bus system known in Lansing, Michigan as CATA to demonstrate how to save money and help the environment.
Here are some online articles about Jennifer Granholm riding her bicycle to work.
- Governor Commutes by Bike; Pushes Bike Lanes, July 6, 2008
- Michigan Governor Bikes to Work-could you do the same?, July 3, 2008
Photo: The photo of Jennifer Granholm is believed to be in the Public Domain according to the Quote Collection.