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Old 04-22-2011, 09:46 AM
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Default The HR value of supporting biking

This is a great story focussing on a couple of businesses in Canada that go above and beyond in supporting their bike commuting employees. I particularly love this quote below. Too bad most businesses don't get the value of encouraging commuting.

“Studies show that people who don’t drive to work have increased focus at work and reduced stress levels because driving to work is a stressful activity,” says Laura Franceschini, internal sustainability co-ordinator at Stantec. “If you take that stress out of someone’s morning or afternoon commute, it increases their ability to concentrate, and their productivity.

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