Bike Friendly Destinations Awards Program honored local businesses

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Bike Friendly Destinations Awards Program honored businesses, organizations, and institutions that have provided improvements for employees or visitors who choice to ride bikes.

The program honored more than 70 organizations including Cincinnati Metro and Northern Kentucky's TANK bus systems and the Cities of Cincinnati and Newport.

"Hopefully one day soon are streets will be so safe that everybody from age 8 to 80 will not be able to resist climbing on a bicycle and going for a ride," said Nern Ostendorf, executive director for Queen City Bike.

The program was developed by the Queen City Bike to encourage people to ride bikes to work and other destinations.

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