Are you a local business that is passionate about making Portage a more bicycle-friendly community? Then it's time to apply to the "MovePortage" bicycle-friendly program. Fresh Thyme Market and CrossFit AZO have recently joined the Move Portage Community. Other businesses already part of the MovePortage Bicycle Friendly Network include Blain's Farm & Fleet , Latitude 42 , Mercantile Bank, Pedal Bicycle , Water Street Coffee , Heads Up Hair Salon , and Earth Fare.
Join Portage Parks & Recreation in its initiative to promote a cycling culture, reduce CO2 emissions, and create a health-focused program for the community. Collaborating with local businesses to offer amenities to cyclists to assist in their travels, creates a bike-friendly environment in our community.
To learn more about program criteria or to apply, visit portagemi.gov/793/MovePortagebecome. If accepted, organizations will be awarded the Portage Bicycle Friendly Business status for two years with the following recognition:
- “MOVEPORTAGE” decal (see below) which can be placed on a window or door, and online media
- A listing on the City of Portage website
- Mentioned in Facebook and Instagram posts
- Mentioned in a list of bike-friendly businesses in the Portager newsletter that is mailed to 24,000 Portage addresses.
For more information or questions, call Portage Parks & Recreation at (269) 329-4522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.