Rack It Up: Free Bike Racks For Keene & Swanzey Businesses

Monadnock Buy Local

Originally posted in the Monadnock Shopper News

Rack it Up! logoLast fall, we highlighted how bicycling means business by boosting revenues at bike-accessible businesses.  Now there’s a free opportunity for qualified businesses and organizations in Keene and Swanzey to make bicycling mean business for them, through a community-based bicycle rack initiative called “Rack It Up!

Not only does bicycling bring extra business to businesses, biking contributes more to our local economy than driving — on average, only sixteen percent of our car expenses stay in our local economy.

Interested businesses located in bicycle-friendly areas — with existing bicycle traffic or destinations for people traveling by bike — will receive free or subsidized bicycle racks.  Participants are also encouraged to offer incentives and amenities that support bicyclists, such as covered bike parking, Bicycle Benefits and other meaningful perks for employees and customers traveling by bike.  Learn more about Bicycle Benefits, a…

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