Here's an article on "pedicabs" that may be coming to New Orleans (passed on from Michael Carmody). Does Shreveport have the downtown density for a few of them? Maybe not. Nonetheless, could be the wave of the future for our cities with properly dense and healthy cores. Talk about green.
And don't cha' think any cab drivers that make the switch to pedicab driving would work happier and live longer? Or is that just a cycling nerd talking?