National Alliance for Hispanic Health named a Gold Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of Americ

Alliance promotes physical activity for employees and communities across the nation

Washington, DC – Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) with a Gold Bicycle Friendly Business SM (BFB SM) award, for leading America toward a healthier future. With the announcement of 60 new and renewing BFBs today in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., the Alliance joins a visionary group of more than 1,367 local businesses, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the United States that are transforming the American workplace, two wheels at a time.

"As the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group, being a bike friendly organization is part of our efforts to support all communities in making movement a daily part of life", said Dr. Jane Delgado, President and CEO of the Alliance. The Alliance encourages bicycling as an easy and convenient transportation option for employees by providing amenities such as showers; secured bike parking; and, incentives including paid annual membership to the Capital Bikeshare program and the commuter tax benefit.

"The League of American Bicyclists is excited to recognize this latest group of new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses for making their workplaces and their communities safer, happier, healthier, and more sustainable through bicycling," said Amelia Neptune, Director of the Bicycle Friendly America program. "We applaud these businesses, including the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, for leading the charge in creating a more bicycle-friendly America for everyone."