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Turns Out Bike Lanes Are Really Good for Local Business- Meghan Neal wrote in Business, Transportation and Cities
Good news for bike activists: Making a safe place on streets for cyclists (and pedestrians) boosts sales for the small businesses in the area.
This according to a recent report from the New York Department of Transportation. The study found that on commercial blocks where new bike lanes were built, the businesses saw a nearly 50 percent increase in sales.
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With Citi Bike launching in NYC, we are happy to hear that new bike lanes increase sales for small businesses!
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