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Well it today is definitely not a day at least here in New York to be outside I hope it's sunny and nice where you are but what I've looked at the weather report we're gonna have -- every single day until the weekend.
But maybe you're gonna golf -- quite -- today made you get a ride your bike to work turns out that's a very good idea according to doctor witty doctor Michael woody Woodward.
Who is here he as a piece at foxbusiness.com.
-- about bike sharing it sounds like a great idea we've been talking all morning about the price of gas so.
Why shouldn't you ride your bike to work.
Yeah it's perfect timing here today today's the little rough in New York City but rather as a catcher -- -- little -- -- we are getting in the summer which is more of -- -- -- time -- -- but.
-- May is national bike month and last week was actually national bike to work week which is where I got interest itself.
It like you mentioned you know we're we're talking about high gas prices right now for singling in the summer and the fact is we haven't obesity epidemic in this country.
So want to start thinking about ways to be a little bit healthier.
-- -- cleaner during the work day.
And -- way to do that is to have a bike share program now what's interesting is last week.
I was down in at Bacardi USA headquarters in Coral Gables, Florida which is right outside of Miami for -- -- you don't know.
And I just -- check out their new bike share program that they were launching on national bike to work -- It's spearheaded by their 42 below vodka brand team and the idea is this it's unlike a typical idea of biking to work -- that it's about.
Biking in and around work.
Because let's face it.
It's not really practical for people who really bike to work in most circumstances I think -- stats or something when it biking down the hallway detonated not quaking in the offices up.
But isn't lacking in around the community so I think that Israel like hey you Google has their bike program where you can -- caller on the campus and have their bikes.
But if you're in -- city area or any community and you have maybe -- not quite a campus but you know -- -- typical corporate headquarters.
One way to get to get people engaged in the community is to have actual bikes on promised to allow people to use to go out to go to lunch for run that quick care.
Because keep in mind.
Over 40% of trips car trips in this country are less than two miles.
So what do you think a lot of those trips are they may be -- -- going to lunch or running a quick Karen picking up you know some things that the drugs are you home.
So instead of driving to do that.
It -- offers bikes for their employees to go in -- and the community -- work.
So we'll still Carson that I I got an email from them this morning and they said that nine were taken out already this morning to a religious was from last -- of the day and -- just started it last Friday.
And -- -- number benefits this -- the nice thing is is it's a way to get out there.
And be engaged in what's going on around you as opposed to getting in a car being in the bubble of the car.
Because when -- -- car you show I didn't give the radio off your kind of driving around there really engaged the communities that this.
If you have bikes available you could go.
Take a bike down the street and you'll see what's going on around -- little stories you've never noticed before getting him.
Your radio honor your angrily hockey in our ten minutes of sunshine for your vitamin.
You know -- all you need is just a little bit extra exercise every day.
Because the office life particularly is very sedentary.
She's sitting in a desk you're working in when you do well I'm gonna go get in a car that sedentary is sensitive putting one foot on -- panel.
And pushing the gas you could put to put on done paddles and start -- a bike around.
You know what's neat about their bike share program isn't so they offered their bikes in their -- so anybody can go sign amount.
They get -- home in the -- you can protect your -- and not get its slow they're living homes and -- wearing a helmet to be safe.
-- -- -- are also very green because they're recycle bikes so the frames have been recycled.
From friends -- you have been thrown away or discard is great and refurbished and even the little numbers they use to know each of the bikes come from -- license plates.
So yes so it's a very green all around initiative and it's a great -- to get people active because it's important -- -- that doesn't sound like it's very expensive but I don't I don't know it's very inexpensive and.
It depends on -- you know the company -- organization that you have and then and the type of facilities you have but for them it's easy because they have a ground level garage.
So you can have the set up in the ground level.
So that way you know it's one thing to encourage people want to bike to work when they can't but if you don't have that option while you're out work you can use -- like to go do things.
I like and I'd like to have one of those stationary bikes and my hope.
That workout instead yet for the show at the same time I think it's a great idea thanks for bringing it to us.
Check out the article at foxbusiness.com.
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