Is Your Business Pedaling to Prosperity?

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Jul 25, 2012 11:00 AM ET
New data highlight that bicyclists in the United States save at least $4.6 billion a year by riding instead of driving. The post, Pedaling to Prosperity: Biking Saves U.S. Riders Billions A Year  shares, "the average annual operating cost of a bicycle is $308, compared to $8,220 for the average car, and if American drivers replaced just one four-mile car trip with a bike each week for the entire year, it would save more than two billion gallons of gas, for a total savings of $7.3 billion a year, based on $4 a gallon for gas."

As this is the last week of National Bike Month, we further explore why workers should bike at work.  First, not only is a bike commuter program part of a corporate sustainability plan, but bikes are good for business: Click here to continue reading, Is Your Business Pedaling to Prosperity?

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".