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Bicycles are Business: Lessons from the Summer

Before beginning my series of profiles on bicycle-oriented businesses, I possessed a rudimentary idea of what bikes could – and did – do for business-owners, employees, and for biking in general. It was a nebulous, poorly-formed amoeba of understanding. Coming from a purely road racing background, I had never really given it much more than a passing thought. […]

Bicycles are Business: Arriving to Client Meetings on Two Wheels

Ed. note: Whether they deliver products by bicycle or locate on a bike lane to attract employees who value bicycle commuting, Philadelphia businesses are finding that bicycles help their bottom line. Our Bicycles are Business profile series continues; read the full series here. In any crowded marketplace, businesses seek ways to differentiate themselves from their competition. […]

Bicycles are Business: RJMetrics’ Data-Driven Decisions by a Bike-Driven Team

Ed. note: Whether they deliver products by bicycle or locate on a bike lane to attract employees who value bicycle commuting, Philadelphia businesses are finding that bicycles help their bottom line. Our Bicycles Are Business profile series continues; read the full series here. Five years ago, Robert Moore and Jake Stein sat in Moore’s attic […]

Bicycles are Business: Chatterblast Attracts Talent by Locating In Center City

Ed. note: Businesses are finding that catering to customers or employees arriving by bicycle makes good business sense. This is the latest in our series of business profiles. Read the full series here. For emerging technology businesses in the Philadelphia area, the question invariably arises of where to locate a brick and mortar office. In […]

Bicycles are Business: LISC’s Culture of Bicycling Supports Its Community Building

Ed. Note: Our Bicycles are Business series profiles businesses which incorporate bicycles into their services, or cater to customers or employees arriving by bicycle. Companies and organizations are increasingly discovering that bicycles make sense for their bottom line. If bicycles are integral to your business, let us know by contacting Max. It’s hard to say what the name “Local Initiatives […]

Bicycles are Business: Pamper Your Pet With Bike-Delivered Goodies

Ed. Note: Our Bicycles Are Business series profiles businesses which incorporate bicycles into their services, or cater to customers or employees arriving by bicycle. We are profiling these businesses and why, for them, bicycles make for good business. If bicycles are integral to your business, let us know by contacting Max. For busy city-dwelling pet […]

Bicycles are Business: What Research Says About Bicycling’s Economic Benefits

Ed. note: Our Bicycles Are Business series examines local businesses that have decided bicycles, or people arriving on bicycles, make good business sense. Today we take a break from the profiles to provide an overview of the growing body of research examining the economic benefits that bicycles and bicycle infrastructure confer.  If bicycles are integral to […]

Bicycles are Business: Clean Clothes Pedaled to Your Doorstep

Ed. Note: This is the next installment of our Bicycles Are Business series. We are profiling businesses which incorporate bicycles into their services, or cater to their customers or employees arriving by bicycle. Our summer communications intern Max Hayes will be profiling these businesses and why, for them, bicycles are good business. If bicycles are integral […]

Bicycles are Business: Unique Philly Ice Cream Arriving on Three Wheels

Ed. Note: This is the next installment of our Bicycles Are Business series. Many businesses (besides bike shops and bicycle manufacturers) incorporate bicycles into their products or services. Others have realized that it makes good business sense to attract customers or employees arriving by bicycle. Our summer communications intern Max Hayes will be profiling these […]

Bicycles Are Business: Whole Foods Market – South Street Puts Groceries on Two Wheels

Ed. Note: Today we begin a new series focusing on bicycles and business in Philadelphia. Many businesses (besides bike shops and bicycle manufacturers) incorporate bicycles into their products or services. Others have realized that it makes good business sense to attract customers or employees arriving by bicycle. Our summer communications intern Max Hayes will be […]

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