Public Bike Tool Cache in the Strip District Compliments PGH’s Newest Bike Lane

Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office make bike tools publicly available

Congratulations to The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office on becoming Pittsburgh’s most recent BikePGH-designated Bike Friendly Employer – and their location just-so-happens to be on Pittsburgh’s newest bike lane!

Medical Examiners Office bike boxThe facility’s committed Green Team, lead by Allegheny County Sustainability Specialist Zach Ambrose, has assembled a fully stocked tool kit that will meet the needs of any bike commuter should they run into some mechanical trouble on their way to work. The tool kit compliments their transportation info kiosk, parking facilities, and employee designated showers/changing rooms, to show that the county supports bike commuting.

Screen Shot 2013-09-30 at 2.57.45 PMIn an effort to increase their public presence, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office is making their bike tools publicly available.  If you ever find yourself stranded in the Strip district with a flat tire or mis-adjusted brake, you can stop in the office at 1520 Penn Ave. and request some help from their bike box for the repair items you need to get you moving.

BFEmployerGet help fitting bikes and bikers into the office. BikePGH provides Business Members with Bicycle Action Plan to help you put in place the culture and  amenities needed to support commuting  by bike.  Earn recognition on the local and national level. Currently 33 local workplaces are part of this growing community of Pittsburgh businesses.   Your business could be the next one!

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