Washington, DC – September 23, 2010
The League of American Bicyclists is proud to announce Peckham & Wright Architects, Inc. (PWA) as a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB), in an impressive group of 63 new BFBs. The official announcement was made at Interbike in Las Vegas on September 23 during the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) Industry Breakfast. The announcement, the fifth time BFB winners have been named since the program’s inception in 2008, marks the ongoing success of the program and continued momentum amongst businesses to provide a more bike-friendly environment. “The League is specially excited to recognize PWA as a 2010 Fall BFB winner at the Interbike Trade Show. PWA, is making simple changes to their transportation policies to encourage biking to work. They are setting a community-wide example,” said Andy Clarke, League President.
Businesses that apply for the award are contributing to a more bicycle-friendly lifestyle for their employees. The PWA serves as an example for best practices and innovations in bicycle friendliness at the workplace. PWA makes bicycling an easy option for transportation and provides amenities such as shower facilities and a changing area, and incentives such as storage inside the office for bikes and gear. “This Bicycle Friendly Business is making a difference for employees, customers, and communities,” said Bill Nesper, Director of the Bicycle Friendly America Program. “PWA promotes bicycling as a viable form of transportation and gives their employees choices and options that make biking to work easy and fun.”