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Tips to Make Your Office More Bike-friendly

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Tips to Make Your Office More Bike-friendly

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy

You’ve probably already spent a lot of time trying to make your home life more “green,” but we often overlook the impact we can have by encouraging greener practices at our work places as well. While this could encompass many things—from starting up a green group to working on improving recycling or composting—I thought I’d share some tips on how to make your office more bike-friendly.

For many city commuters, biking is an excellent choice for getting to work. The benefits of bike commuting include:

But for many people—whether they are already avid bikers or not—commuting by bike can seem daunting. Here are a few tips for removing some of the key obstacles people face and encouraging more people to bike to your office.

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12:56AM PDT on Apr 6, 2012

I do cycle ,It's nice and free...

7:25PM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

Thanks for the article.

5:07PM PDT on Apr 5, 2012


1:59PM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

any story on pedal power to save the planet is a welcome story.

Power to the pedal

1:43PM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

After many years spent driving car or scooter I have found I miss my bike! Me and my bike as one, that feeling and hapiness in move had never gone all this years. When I was much younger I rode MTB but today, this very day, I've bought brand new city bike - Trek. I'm so happy to be biker again!

12:11PM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

What great ideas, there are currently 3 of us cycling at the moment, there will be more in the summer months but only 5 bike spaces!

11:53AM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

I'd love to bike to work but my main problem with it is arriving all sweaty during the brutally hot summer months here in NC

11:37AM PDT on Apr 5, 2012

Thanks. I would love to the workplace more biker friendly!

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