City Bikes Manufacturer Linus Bikes Comments on New Haven’s WalkBikeTransit Campaign

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Linus Bikes, manufacturer of commuter and city bikes, reacts to an article published in the New Haven Independent regarding the WalkBikeTransit campaign and its effort to promote healthy transportation for its citizens.

August 14, 2012, Linus Bikes, city bike manufacturer, responds to an article published in the New Haven Independent discussing the creation of a new calendar in an effort to promote the WalkBiteTransit Campaign. Filled with a schedule of entertaining bike-themed activities, the WalkBiteTransit Campaign calendar encourages bike riding for the people of New Haven, CT to promote better quality of life.

According to the article, New Haven cyclists on August 1st launched the new “Bike to Cool Calendar” which will endorse cycling in New Haven as well as support several different bike-themed happenings across the city. The article explains that “by significantly investing in bicycle infrastructure, New Haven has an opportunity to increase public health, create safer communities and streets, address inequalities in transportation access, lessen climate change impacts, and improve air quality.”

In an effort to promote the WalkBiteTransit Campaign, the article also includes transportation recommendations from the Center for Disease Control Such recommendations from the CDC state that the incorporation of healthy transportation choices can improve lives by “preventing chronic diseases, reducing and preventing motor vehicle-related injury and deaths, improving environmental health, while stimulating economic development, and ensuring access for all people.”

Linus Bikes representative China Reevers comments, “It’s wonderful to see the incredible effort from the people of New Haven to promote cycling in a fun and effective way. Linus Bikes is based on the belief that cycling promotes a healthy way of living as well as successfully contributes to building a greener planet. By endorsing cycling, the people of New Haven are doing their part to better both the environment and themselves.”

As reported in the New Haven Independent, in addition to inspiring residents to become more active, the “Bike to Cool” and WalkBikeTransit campaign is hopeful to motivate New Haven to better the bike riding infrastructure within the city. By promoting healthy transportation, the city of New Haven is making wonderful strides for the well-being of their community and the sustainability of their environment.

Linus Bikes is a California-based bicycle manufacturer that specializes in creating vintage style city bikes and commuter bikes. Not just a bicycle company, Linus Bikes sells a full line of accessories for the environmentally aware and for those who completely enjoy European style bicycles and the wonderful tradition of European cycling.

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