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Are Bike Commuters Healthier?

To an employer, health means a productive workforce, a critical element in generating goods and services that create a profit. Think of a healthy workforce like the grease in a well-oiled machine. Without it, the engine will wear rapidly, overheat, seize and quit. Investments in employee health are critical and can be analyzed as any other element of production, based on ROI.

Corporate Bike Fleets: Risky Business?

We often think first of the risks: Bike accidents. Injured employees. Lost, stolen, and vandalized bikes.
It’s a wonder that any corporation, government agency or university has implemented a bike fleet. Yet the best and brightest have – and have done so successfully.

Bike-to-Work Day Momentum

It was Bike-to-Work Day (BTWD) here in the San Francisco Bay Area and thousands of cyclists hit the streets. It felt like Amsterdam, where bikes outnumbered cars, in some instances by as much as 3 to 1. Every year, companies, local governments, transportation authorities and bike coalitions around the country support BTWD to encourage more […]

Bicycles as Employee Gifts

Two years ago, Ikea did something revolutionary (quite literally). They gave every one of their 12,400 U.S. workers a bike as a holiday gift.

Bicycle Friendly Businesses

Today the League of American Bicyclists announces 71 new Bicycle Friendly Businesses. Among them are some of the Bay Area’s best and brightest companies, such as Facebook, Apple, and Williams-Sonoma.