Tuesday, October 29, 2013

For the price of a mile of highway, you too can have a bike-friendly city

Bicycling's healthcare savings alone is spurring the city of Copenhagen, in Denmark, to invest millions in a network of bicycle-only highways to connect city and suburbs. Companies in the US are starting to pay employees cash to bike commute to work: QBP in Bloomington, Minnesota pays out $45,000 each year, and saves $200,000 a year in healthcare claims. Read more.

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