The latest? Sanity at the drive-through.
As bicyclists we want sometimes to use the drive-though bank teller or want a milkshake or drink from the drive-through at a restaurant. Legally we are vehicles. But we get the run-around because of phantom liability concerns.
Earlier this week a Burgerville customer got booted from the drive-through. She complained. Burgerville listened. And yesterday announced a new corporate policy:
Opening up our drive-thrus to the large cycling community in our area is a natural for us and is very much in line with our overall values.The Oregonian has the full story here.
Hopefully other businesses with drive-through windows will observe its success and lack of problems. More generally, hopefully all businesses will see how a mainstream company understands that bikes are good for business.
(Did you know Salem used to have a Burgerville? Now the closest one is in Monmouth. It's time we had one!)
Also, don't forget about the T-Horse and garden swap today at 1pm.