These 48 Firms have been simply awarded the Bicycle Pleasant Enterprise Standing
The League of American Bicyclists is a corporation that’s been round since 1880, previously often called the League of American Wheelmen. The League celebrates the position that bicycle-friendly companies play in car-free transportation by awarding the Bicycle Pleasant enterprise standing to firms for his or her work to make biking a neater possibility for extra individuals.
That is clearly a superb factor. One much less automotive is a simple sufficient objective to achieve by merely beginning your automotive much less and taking your bike extra locations. And if employers might merely make it extra enticing for workers to journey to work, that might make a huge effect.
The entire companies which were awarded be part of a motion of 1,527 whole Bicycle Pleasant Companies (BFBs) throughout all 50 states and Washington, D.C. This represents 47,922 staff and is all a part of the League’s mission to construct a Bicycle Pleasant America for everybody!
“Honoring our Bicycle Pleasant Companies shortly following World Automotive Free Day reminds us why the Bicycle Pleasant America program, in addition to our ‘Drive Much less, Bike Extra’ problem, has gotten so many individuals excited to take part: individuals need to work at, reside in and go to locations the place attending to on a regular basis locations car-free is feasible, and after they can, the enterprise outcomes aren’t solely higher — life is healthier for everybody,” mentioned Invoice Nesper, government director of the League of American Bicyclists. “BFBs are making car-free transportation journeys extra potential for extra individuals and we’re proud to honor their efforts.”
The Summer season 2022 spherical of awards for Bicycle Pleasant Companies consists of 33 organizations which are new to this system, with seven BFBs incomes upgraded awards and eight renewing their earlier award stage. There have been additionally 5 organizations incomes Honorable Mentions.
On this spherical, one of many 5 Platinum-level awards given, Meta (formally often called Fb, Inc) HQ, situated in Menlo Park, California, renewed its Platinum standing. Meta in addition to three different Bay Space Meta places in Fremont, San Francisco, and Sunnyvale earned Platinum standing as first-time candidates, as did bike store Wheel & Sprocket in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. Take a look at the total listing of latest and renewing companies right here.
What they imagine is that “bicycling brings individuals collectively, and when extra individuals journey bikes:
Life is healthier for everybody; Communities are safer, stronger, and higher linked; Our nation is more healthy, economically stronger, environmentally cleaner and extra vitality unbiased.”
Their imaginative and prescient: “We envision a nation the place everybody, whether or not they bike or not, acknowledges and enjoys the numerous advantages and alternatives of bicycling and the place everybody can expertise the enjoyment of bicycling.“
And the League’s mission is: “To create a bicycle-friendly America for Everybody, bettering lives and strengthening communities by way of bicycling.”
In the event you love the bicycle and need to unfold the love, they encourage you to turn into a League Member and be part of right here!
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