Since 2003 the League has been recognizing cities and communities that make bicycling an important part of their transportation system.
Did you know the League also recognizes businesses that show an exemplary commitment to bicycling?
The Bicycle Friendly Business program is new, and people are only just beginning to learn about it!
The state of Oregon currently has only 8 businesses so recognized. There's no company in Salem yet!
The League offers a quick check to see if you should apply:
If your business scores five points or higher, you should apply!Here's the application site and a link to the forms. The application is FREE!
Does your business provide secure bike parking? (three points)
Does your business provide showers for employees? (three points)
Does your business offer incentives for employees to commute to work by bike? (four points)
Does your business work with local advocates to improve bicycling conditions for the community? (two points)
Does your business have an action plan to help promote cycling? (two points)
Does your business support a bicycle team/club? (one point)
The current application round closes on January 15, 2010, with announcements in March, so there's plenty of time!