Bicycle Colorado

Businesses want bike lanes

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In the Oct. 21 issue of The Denver Business Journal, Bill Husted interviewed Tami Door, president of the Downtown Denver Partnership. Door told Husted that when her staff asked tech companies about what the city can do to make them relocate to Denver—and stay—their answer is (drum roll) bike lanes.

“Ten years ago we never would have thought that walkability or bike lanes would be economic development tools,” Door told Husted.

It’s just one more indication that better bicycle infrastructure is critical to our economy’s health. Read the whole interview.

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Bicycle Colorado is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Denver. We use advocacy, education and passion to make Colorado one of the most bicycle-friendly states in the nation. We encourage and promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions and provide a voice for people who ride bicycles in Colorado. With the support of our members and numerous partnerships across the public and private sector, we’ve made significant strides in improving bicycling since 1992.

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