Sunday, December 17, 2006

Businesses show transportation vision

From the Burlington Free-Press, in Burlington, Vermont, 12.17.06:

Stark Mountain Woodworking in New Haven got 13 of 14 employees bike commuting with a $1,000 incentive. The results? Productivity up. Morale up. Sick days down. Pollution cut. Owner Skimmer Hellier says this "health plan" is a cash-positive investment. (Read more.)
These results sound consistent with those in Odense, Denmark, the Scandinavian city that is a national laboratory for bicycling. When U.S. employers see the light and start working proactively to promote bicycling.

Visit: Paul Dorn's Bike Commuting Tips Site

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