London’s Bicycle Superhighway Opens Today!

How cool is this!? What an incredible idea that actually happened! As a way to encourage bike commuting and improve safety for bicyclists on the road, London is opening a series of bike superhighways along important commuter routes in the city. The first two Barclays Cycle Superhighways just launched today to mark the beginning of what London Mayor, Boris Johnson, calls a “cycle revolution“. Painted a bold, bright blue, the cycle highways are 1.5 meters wide and they provide a safer space and more efficient routes for cyclists to travel.

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If there’s one thing that we’re truly passionate about, it’s food. If there’s another, it’s our community and how important the element of sustainability is to its current and future members.

Working to make Richmond one of the most eco-friendly cities in the world might be far-fetched, but it’s a goal we’re aiming to achieve.  This city is lucky to have a great bus system, local bike and scooter shops, and hundreds of miles of sidewalks. We would like to reward those who choose these available methods.

In an effort to continually help and encourage alternative means of transportation in this city, we reward those individuals that arrive to our store using environmentally friendly methods. We call it our Envirocredit, and it’s pretty simple:

If you get to our store by walking, riding a bike, taking the bus, skateboarding, rollerblading, skipping, running, or even walking on your hands, we’ll take 25-cents off your purchase. It’s as simple as that.

When you check out, just mention to your cashier how you got to our store. If it fits the Envirocredit description, we’ll take 25-cents off your entire bill.