Bicycles Mean Business

Bicycles and bicycle facilities are great for businesses, employees, and customers! Studies have shown replacing on-street parking with a bike lane has little to no impact negative impact on local business and in some cases increases revenues.

People who ride bikes for utilitarian purposes tend to shop a little different. They spend less per trip but make more trips per month adding up increased business over the same time compared with those who arrive by private automobile.  
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  Bikes are good for business because... 

◦They can increase revenues through new local markets, tourism potential and recruitment of a talented and creative workforce.

◦They help foster a sense of community and camaraderie in the workplace

◦ They enhance health and wellness benefits and reduce costs on healthcare

◦They reduce absenteeism and catalyze a more alert, active, productive workforce

◦They help cut transportation spending by your business, individuals, and the community

◦They showcase your social responsibility, a commitment to sustainability and reducing your environmental footprint