Sportworks Northwest Inc. achieves a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business Award

August 07, 2015

With the announcement of 161 new and renewing BFBs today in 46 states and Washington, D.C., Sportworks Northwest Inc. joins a cutting-edge group of more than 950 local businesses, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the United States that are transforming the American workplace.


The League of American Bicyclists recognized Sportworks Northwest Inc. with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFBSM) award, joining more than 950 visionary businesses from across the country.

With the announcement of 161 new and renewing BFBs today in 46 states and Washington, D.C., Sportworks Northwest Inc. joins a cutting-edge group of more than 950 local businesses, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the United States that are transforming the American workplace.

“Visionary business leaders are recognizing the real-time and long term impact that a culture of bicycling can create,” said Andy Clarke, President of the League of American Bicyclists. “We applaud this new round of businesses for investing in a more sustainable future for the country and a healthier future for their employees.”

Sportworks Northwest Inc. encourages bicycling as an easy option for transportation and provides amenities such as secure bike parking, shower and changing facilities and additional resources to encourage multi-modal commuting.

Moving forward, Sportworks Northwest Inc. will have access to a variety of free tools and technical assistance from the League to become even more bicycle-friendly. When our employees bike, great things happen: decreased carbon foot print, reduced heath care costs, connected to community and a fun and healthy work culture.

To apply or learn more about the free BFB program, visit the League online at www.bikeleague.org/content/businesses

About the Bicycle Friendly AmericaSM Program

The Bicycle Friendly CommunitySM, Bicycle Friendly StateSM, Bicycle Friendly Business and Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM programs are generously supported by program partner Trek Bicycle Corp. To learn more about building a Bicycle Friendly America, visit www.bikeleague.org/BFA

The League of American Bicyclists is leading the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. As leaders, our commitment is to listen and learn, define standards and share best practices to engage diverse communities and build a powerful, unified voice for change.


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