Small Businesses Embrace Becoming Bike Friendly

photo from Momentum Mag
photo from Momentum Mag

This article in Report On Business describes how small businesses in Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto and elsewhere are waking up to the reality that bicycle facilities in front of their locations are indeed great for their business.

“There’s been a sea change in the attitude about cyclists and frankly the value that the cycling community and the cycling consumer is bringing to the marketplace,” says Charles Gauthier, president and chief executive officer of the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association. “Businesses are responding by making it clear they’re catering to them.” Read article here.

Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.