The value of mixing biking with business – its what Facebook and Apple both agree on!

More and more companies of all sizes are beginning to realize the return on investment by encouraging more of their employees to bike to and from work. Its a simple formula of increasing productivity by having healthy employees, lower healthcare costs, and decreased absenteeism.  Here are what these companies are saying...
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Just what is a “Sharrow” anyway?

A Bicycle Sharrow is a "shared road" that has bicycle symbols placed on the roadway lane to remind motorists that there may be people riding bikes.  Unlike bicycle lanes, they do not designate a particular part of the roadways for the exclusive use of bicycles.  In other words, automobiles can continue to drive on same part of the road. Bike Sharrows are designed primarily for safety as it tends to have a calming effect on traffic as well as keeping bikes off of sidewalks.  Moreover, bike sharrows also benefit pedestrians as drivers become more aware of their surroundings.  ...
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SBBC Board Member moderates Hermosa Beach pedestrian bridge discussion

One of Jeff Duclos, the new Mayor Hermosa Beach, objectives during his term was to start a public discussion about the feasibility for a pedestrian bridge over busy PCH.   Last week, Julian Katz, who is on our Board as well as a Hermosa Beach Public Works Commissioner moderated the event.  For more details see article as well as another article that shows a similar pedestrian bridge over PCH in Dana Point, CA Pedestrian brides are important for both those that frequently walk as well as bike in their community to help cross from one to the other side without necessarily having to dash across at the risk of being knocked down by speeding vehicles, and in addition to easing traffic....
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