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Small Grants to Support Bikes in Tacoma’s Business Districts
The City of Tacoma is offering small scale grants for bicycle-related improvements in the city's business districts.
Businesses and members of Tacoma's 15 business districts can apply for the grants of up to $500 for projects to encourage and promote cycling by customers, employees, and business owners, and generally increase the visiblity of cycling in Tacoma.
Possible ideas for emphasizing the natural connection between cycling and shopping locally coming out of a recent "Bicycles Mean Business" workshop included: bicycle date night specials, shared merchant delivery bicycles, personalized safety information coasters/collateral, hotel guest bicycles or banners welcoming cyclists.
Official proposals must come from a business owner or member of a business district, and must have the support of the business district. We can expect to see the grants in action starting as early as April, through the end of 2014. Read more here.
What could your local business district do to encourage you to visit by bike?
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