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April 28, 2017

MnDOT District 4 named a silver Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Minnesota Department of Transportation District 4 Detroit Lakes office with a silver Bicycle Friendly Business (BFBSM) award, joining more than 1,300 visionary businesses from across the country.

With the announcement of 59 new and renewing BFBs, MnDOT District 4 joins a cutting-edge group of 1,315 local businesses, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies in 49 states and Washington, D.C., that are transforming the American workplace.

“The business community’s investment in bicycling is playing a central role in making the country a safer, happier, and more sustainable place to live and work,” said Amelia Neptune, Director of the Bicycle Friendly America program. “We applaud this new round of businesses, including MnDOT District 4, for leading the charge in creating a bicycle-friendly America for everyone.”

Moving forward, MnDOT District 4 will have access to a variety of tools and technical assistance from the League to become even more bicycle-friendly. When our employees bike, great things happen: decreased carbon footprint, reduced healthcare costs, improved community connections, and a fun, healthy work culture.
To apply or learn more about the BFB program, visit the League online at www.bikeleague.org/business.

About the Bicycle Friendly America Program
To learn more about building a Bicycle Friendly America, including the Bicycle Friendly CommunitySM, Bicycle Friendly StateSM, Bicycle Friendly BusinessSM and Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM programs.visit www.bikeleague.org/BFA.

The League of American Bicyclists is leading the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. As leaders, our commitment is to listen and learn, define standards and share best practices to engage diverse communities and build a powerful, unified voice for change.

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